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Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 3:42 pm

Rose Mathison, age 78, of Madison, passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at her home.

Memorial service will be 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 19th at St. John's Lutheran Church, Madison with Rev. Elizabeth Pagnotta officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 PM on Monday at Weiland Funeral Chapel and will continue on Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be in Graceland Cemetery at a later date.

Online condolences can be sent to www.weilandfuneralchapel.com. Memorials can be directed to St. John's Lutheran Church, 122 N. Grant Ave., Madison, SD 57042.

Rose Marie Mullen was born March 23, 1940 in Sioux Falls to Clayton and Regina (Schwiesow) Mullen. She attended the Madison schools and graduated in 1958 from Madison High School. She continued her education by attending General Beadle for two more years. She was a secretary for many years with several Good Samaritan Nursing Homes. Rose worked for many years as a teacher's aide in Centerville, SD.

She was a member of the Sprouts Garden Club and St. John's Lutheran Church where she was very active. Over the years, Rose belonged to Circle within the church and did the Cradle Roll, where she made afghans for each baby that was baptized and sent out baptism and birthday cards to those children. Some of Rose's hobbies were spending time with family and friends, knitting, embroidering, crocheting and baking.

Rose is survived by her husband, Gene of Madison; two daughters, Jana (Eric) Flatebo of Kennesaw, GA and Karin Mathison of Madison; one son, Brad (Lindy) Mathison of Tea, SD; four grandchildren, Emily, Sarah, Taylor and Dalton; three stepgrandchildren, Brittany, Anna and Abby; one brother, Patrick (Elizabeth) Mullen of Madison; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded by her parents.