Rose Flashberger

IRON MOUNTAIN – Rose S. Flashberger, 72, of Iron Mountain, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at her home.

She was born Aug. 14, 1940, in Milwaukee, daughter of the late Henry and Rose (Kazmierski) Kasper. Rose grew up in Oak Creek, Wis., and graduated from South Milwaukee High School. She married Ronald Flashberger, he preceded her in death in 2005. Together they resided in Franklin, Wis., for many years before moving to Iron Mountain in 2005.

Rose attended St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.

In her younger years, she enjoyed competitive horseback riding, crocheting and knitting, and was a good seamstress. Rose would like to thank Donna Christy for her care and support. Also, ManorCare Health Services, OSF St. Francis Hospice, Dr. Beth Schroeder and staff.

Rose is survived by several sisters, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and many special friends, including Eleanor, Mary Ann, Debbie and Amanda.

Private family services were held.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Rose or leave a condolence to her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain to honor Rose’s legacy of life.