Rosalie E. Klumb

Rosalie E. Klumb, nee Chesak, 90, of West Bend died Monday, March 13, 2006 at the Samaritan Health Center.

She was born in West Bend to Alfred and Mary (nee Heindl) Chesak with a twin sister on March 5, 1916.

Rosalie at-tended Holy Angels School and graduated from West Bend High School in 1934, after which she was employed in several downtown stores doing office and clerical work.

In 1937 she married Charles A. Klumb and they made their home in West Bend.

In 1977 the couple retired and moved to Minocqua. They both loved hunting and fishing.

On April 15, 1986 life suddenly took her beloved husband with cancer. Rosalie then returned to West Bend.

Rosie, as she was best known, was a very caring person. Her hobbies now changed.

She loved to try new recipes and shared them with her neighbors and friends.

She also did a lot of stitch quilting, knitting, crocheting and most of all, she loved her flowers and little garden.

Survivors include nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Weber and her husband, Arthur, and her twin sister, Lauretta Schaefer and her husband, Armond.

Rosie was a member of the Christian Womenís Confraternity at Holy Angels Church and the Mission Circle where she spent hours quilting for the missions until health problems took over.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 16 at 2 p.m. at Holy Angels Church, West Bend.

Rev. Gerald Brittain will be the presider, and burial will follow in Holy Angels Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the church only on Thursday from 1 until 1:45 p.m.

Memorials to the Holy Angels School Trust Fund, the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donorís choice are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

Rosieís family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Samaritan Health Center for the kind and loving care given to Rosie.