ROSE ANN EICHMAN, 80, of New Haven, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Born on July 3, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Agnes (Snyder) Momper. From the age of one, after the death of her mother, Agnes, she was raised by her uncle and aunt, the late Jesse and Pauline (Snyder) Butt. She married Thomas Eichman on Jan. 8, 1955, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church,New Haven; he preceded her in death in 1977. She was a long-term member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, in New Haven, before joining Sacred Heart Catholic Church, in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1952. Surviving are her children, Laura (Steve) Gottfried of New Haven, Cinda (Denny) Metzger of Indianapolis, Thomas of New Haven, Brian (Joan) of Fort Wayne, Joseph (Helen) of Albion, and Julie (Kevin) Workman of New Haven; 36 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles (Jacquie) Momper of Fort Wayne and Jim (Teresa) Butt of New Haven; and sisters, Teresa (Mike) Koch of Fort Wayne, Mary (Lou) Palmer of Vacaville, Calif. and Rita (Ron) Presdorf of Saline, Mich. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Irene (Connie) Albert and Margaret (Herb) Berg; and brother, Lewis (Barb) Momper. A Requiem Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 4643 Gaywood Drive, Fort Wayne, with her grandson, Father Gregory Eichman, FSSP, presiding. Calling is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, with rosary at 8 p.m., and calling from 9 to10 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home 740 State Road 930 E, New Haven. Burial in St. John Catholic Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials are Masses. For online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

POSTED: 03/21/15 at 3:01 pm. FILED UNDER: Obits