Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 16th at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown with the Rev. Brett Brauer officiating. Burial will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Lakeside Lutheran High School.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Rose Marie Roma Knickelbein was born in Milwaukee on November 6, 1928, daughter of Paul and Lydia (Eggers) Knickelbein. She was a graduate of Milwaukee Lutheran High School and Concordia Teachers College. Rose Marie taught grade school and was a homemaker.
On June 16, 1951, Rose Marie married Emanuel J. Seelman in Milwaukee. Emanuel preceded her in death on May 22, 2001.
Rose Marie was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, jig saw puzzles, camping and traveling.
Survivors include her children, a daughter, Elizabeth Schoenike of Arlington Heights, IL; four sons, David P. (Pamela) Seelman of Deerfield; Rev. John E. Seelman of Sturgeon Bay; Daniel M. (Marcia Radloff ) Seelman of Watertown and Mark A. Seelman of Watertown; eight grandchildren, Amy (Gary) Bronecki, Sarah (Rob) Siever, Zachariah (Katarena) Seelman,
Jacob (Katherine Schultz) Seelman, Johnna Seelman, Samuel Seelman, Nathan Seelman, Amanda Seelman; two great grandchildren, Claire Siever and Erin Siever, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Rose Marie was also preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Paul (Emily) Knickelbein
and a sister, Alydda (Robert) Bachhuber.