Lillian M. Flanum age 98, of Clear Lake, WI died on Friday, September 13, 2013 at the Golden Age Manor Nursing Home of Amery, WI, where she had been a resident for the past 3 years.
Lillian Mathilda Flanum was born on November 3, 1914 in Stanton Township, St. Croix County, WI, the daughter of Augustus & Lillian Sabean. She grew up near Forest, WI, attended Meadow Dale Country School and graduated from New Richmond High School. After high school, Lillian attended Teacher Training in New Richmond and taught school for a short time in the area. Lillian was married to Melvin Flanum on June 10, 1934 near New Richmond, WI. The next few years they lived south of Amery for a short time and in Grey Town, near West Akers Church before settling near Clear Lake in 1937. Together they raised 5 children, Donald, Melvin Jr., Kenneth, Keith, & Joyce. She was a devoted wife and mother to her family and after the death of her son Donald in 1954, Lillian was baptized and confirmed at the United Methodist Church in Forest. Over the years she continued to take care of her husband and family In her spare time, Lillian enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening, snowmobiling, camping, berry picking and fishing. After the death of her husband Melvin in 1993, she moved into the village of Clear Lake and in 2010 became a resident at the Golden Age Manor Nursing Home in Amery, WI. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Flanum; sons, Donald and Roy Flanum;
9 brothers and 5 sisters.
Sons and Daughter
Kenneth (Mary) Flanum - Mukwonago, WI
Keith (Rosie) Flanum - Clear Lake, WI
Joyce (Donald) Weinert - Milwaukee, WI
Daughter in Law
Rosemary Flanum - Sturgeon Bay, WI
David Flanum - Sturgeon Bay, WI
Karen (Chris) Slack - Algoma, WI
Robert Flanum - Milwaukee, WI
Karrie Gostomski - Milwaukee, WI
Mike Flanum - Clear Lake, WI
Ed Flanum - Clear Lake, WI
Andrea (Todd) Moe - Clear Lake, WI
Eric Weinert - Milwaukee, WI
Theresa Weinert - Milwaukee, WI
18 Great Grandchildren
1 Great-Great Grandchild.
Funeral Services on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 11:00 am from the United Methodist Church of Clear Lake, WI.
Visitation - Sunday at the Funeral Home from 5 - 8 pm and one hour before the service at the church on Monday
Clergy - Jayneann Gagner Music - Brian Wick
Casket Bearers - Mike Flanum, Tyler Flanum, Ed Flanum, Robert Flanum, David Flanum, Eric Weinert
Todd Moe, Jared Katz
Interment - West Akers Cemetery, New Haven Township, WI
Scheuermann Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Clear Lake, WI handled the arrangements.