Rose Schlem

February 23, 2021Obituaries
Rose Schlem

Rose Schlem, 77, of Piedmont, SD, died Thursday, February 18, 2021 at the Monument Health Sturgis Hospital.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 59 years, Roger Schlem of Piedmont, SD; her daughters, Valarie Schlem of Tilford, SD, and Dana (Rich) Schmidt of Huffman, TX; her son, Richard Schlem of Rapid City, SD; two sisters, Jeannie Ramsden of Wittmann, AZ, and Glades “Peach” Guisinger of Oracle, AZ; three brothers, Grant Dierks of Orofino, ID, Clark Dierks of Prescott, AZ, and Ward Dierks of Sun City, AZ; three beloved grandchildren; two nieces,  seven nephews; and a host of dear friends and neighbors.

Rose was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Helen Dierks; and a sister, Nancy Piper.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis. A graveside service will be held at the Piedmont Cemetery at a later date.

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