Rosie the Riveter has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 5, 2020.
Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of World War II, representing the women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies. These women sometimes took entirely new jobs replacing the male workers who joined the military.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
The original baddass women. My mom punched a press in a factory during WWII Rosalind P. Walter, original ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ dies at 95 https://t.co/2XCoP55b4e
— UncleTummy (@UncleTummyTX) March 6, 2020
Walter had helped inspire the war era song “Rosie the Riveter,” and was a significant supporter of public television. https://t.co/6zTMGoYJSD
— KENS 5 (@KENS5) March 6, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Gosh, Rosalind Walter, the real Rosie the Riveter, looks exactly like my mom!💞
Everyone should read about this icon.
And hey, I DIDN’T know “Rosie” was THAT Rosalind P. Walter, of the PBS charitable foundation. She led quite a life, someone to admire. https://t.co/khXRG6pN2E
— Barbetta⛾End the Patriarchy!🍁🕊☮💕🌸 (@barbetta1) March 6, 2020