Waltman, Rex Rex David Waltman of Rockford, Michigan, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 9, 2020. He was born to William and Betty (nee Farrar) Waltman on June 6, 1949, in Grand Rapids, MI. Rex served 41 years as a Pharmacist at Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital. He was an associate of the Dominican Center at Marywood. While a member of the Dominican Center he enjoyed traveling extensively throughout Europe. He was also a member of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church. Rex enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, especially his dog Tara. He was a faithful caregiver for his mom for 16 years following his father's death. He is survived by his siblings, Dawn (Bill) Schwake, Michael (Penny) Waltman, and Rosemary (David) Marcusse. Rex is also survived by many nieces, great nieces and nephews, many friends, wonderful neighbors, and his dog Tara. Rex was preceded in death by both parents, William and Betty. There will be a time of visitation from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at Pederson Funeral Home, 127 N. Monroe Street, Rockford, MI 49341. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church, 4865 11 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341. There will also be a one-hour visitation prior to Mass. Please wear a mask. In Lieu of flowers, those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy may make a memorial contribution to either Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or the Candle Fund at Our Lady of Consolation, 4865 11 Mile Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341.