She was born on December 17, 1942 in Appleton, WI to George and Geraldine (Lyman) Deltour. Rose was united in marriage to Lee Wilkum on October 25, 1961 and he preceded her in death on November 28, 2011. She is survived by children: Dawn (Bill) Reinert, Darrell (Sierra) Wilkum, Denise (Chris) Rosenberg, and Dennis (Amanda) Wilkum; 13 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Per Rose’s wishes, she will be cremated and no formal funeral service will be held. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Waterfront Bar & Grill of New London, beginning at 1 p.m. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.