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Rose Marie Flanum

November 6, 1946 ~ October 24, 2021 (age 74)


Rose M. Flanum age 74, of Clear Lake, WI  died on Sunday, October 24, 2021 surrounded by her family at Regions   Hospital in St. Paul, MN.

Rose Marie Flanum was born on November 6, 1946 in Hanford, CA, the daughter of  Alphonso & Billie Jean (Jones) Alves.   She grew up rural California near Fresno and graduated from Riverdale High School in 1964.  Rose was married to Keith E. Flanum on August 10, 1968 in Laton, CA.  They live in California for a short time before making their home in Milwaukee, WI.  In 1974, Rose and Keith moved to Clear Lake, WI and raised 3 children,  Mike, Ed, & Andrea.    In addition to taking care of her family, over the years Rose worked at Franklin Signal in Clear Lake, WI and later owned and operated Rosie’s Bakery and Deli.    For many years she worked as a cook in the lunchroom for the Clear Lake Schools, retiring in 2009.  In her spare time, Rose enjoyed cooking, baking, camping, and playing cards with friends.  She also enjoyed  traveling and took numerous cruises, including trips to Alaska, South America, Europe, and the Mediterranean.  Rose was also a member of the United Covenant Church.  She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Alphonso & Billie Jean (Jones) Alves;   sister,  Marilyn Alves.  

Survived by


Keith Flanum  -  Clear Lake, WI


Sons & Daughter

Mike Flanum  -  Clear Lake, WI

Ed Flanum  -  Clear Lake, WI

Andrea  Flanum-  Clear Lake, WI



Ashley Flanum,  Tyler (Samantha) Flanum,  Avery Flanum,  Jared Katz  & Kristyn Katz 



George (Ruth) Alves  -  Lincoln, CA


Nieces, Nephews and Many Special Family & Friends



Memorial Services on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 11:00 am at the United Covenant Church of  Clear Lake, WI.


Visitation  will be on  Monday, November 1, 2021  from 4 - 7 pm  at the United Covenant Church  and an hour before the service on Tuesday.


Clergy  -  Pastor Dan Pearson          Music  -  Leah Pearson  &  Margaret Grant



Interment  -   Clear Lake Cemetery,  Clear Lake, WI


Scheuermann Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Clear Lake, WI  handled the arrangements.




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November 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
United Covenant Church (Clear Lake)

Memorial Service
November 2, 2021

11:00 AM
United Covenant Church
348 5th Street NW
Clear Lake, Wisconsin 54005

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