Rose May (Hall) Stadum, 96, of Fergus Falls formerly Erhard, died Sunday, September 5, 2021, at PioneerCare in Fergus Falls.

Rose was born November 3, 1924, to Clarence and Edna (Michaels) Hall in Elbow Lake, MN. She attended school in Elbow Lake, graduating in 1944.

She worked at Sethre’s Dairy Farm, where she met her husband Juel Stadum. They were married October 13, 1945. She was a caregiver all of her life. She also worked at the Pelican Rapids Turkey Plant for 34 years and was co-owner of Stadum Well Drilling, Plumbing, and Gravel.

Rose was a proud member of Grace Lutheran Church in Erhard.

She had a special knack for making family fun. Rose was famous for making her Graham Cracker pie over the years. Some of her other baking attributes were her chocolate chip cookies, special k bars a true favorite of her grandchildren, apple pie and ice cream for Pastor Brad.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Juel Stadum; sisters, Luverne Olson and Helen Oberholtzer; brother, John Hall; great-granddaughter, Brayleigh Stadum, and many brothers and sisters-in- law.

Rose is survived by her children, Ron (Lucy) Stadum of Rothsay, Allen (Renee) Stadum of Erhard, Diane (Terry) Pauli of Grand Forks, David Stadum of Fergus Falls, and Gary Stadum of Erhard; grandchildren, Robin Milbeck of Erhard, Lisa (Robert) Grant of Elizabeth, Lynn Fultz of Fargo, Bill (Donna) Stadum of Casa Grande, AZ, Daryl (Eleanor) Stadum of Fergus Falls, Darcie (Joe) Hill of Inver Grove Heights, Jodi Johnson of Wahpeton, Debi (Chris) Walter of Andover, Danielle (Lonnie) Ballweg of Fergus Falls, Robbie (Chris) Mavis of Fergus Falls, Rick (Abby) Stadum of Fergus Falls, Beau (Rachel) Stadum of Maple Grove, Ashley Stadum (Andrew Westby) of Moorhead, Ashley Wylie (Brian Caldwell) of Bloomington, great-grandchildren, Bill (Lindsay) Milbeck, Richard Milbeck, Bobby Grant, Tessa Grant, Jerika Haugen, August Cheeney, Ronald Cheeney, Andrea (Alberto “AJ”) Diaz, Marcus Stadum, Kane Stadum, Hunter (Tayana) Pettengill, Tanner and Brady Stadum, Avery, Gracie, and Colton Hill, Madison, McKinlee, Bryson, and Scarlett Ballweg, Izic Albright, Alec Mavis, Charlie Mavis, Frederick Mavis, Soren Stadum, Lydia Stadum, Zachery Rossum, Delia Walter, Johnathan Walter, Sawyer, Dawson, Griffin, and Crosby Westby, and Nolan, Isla and Addie Caldwell; great-great grandchildren, Hazen and Londyn Milbeck, Izabella Hultin, Denver Gast, Shania Haugen, Charm Mendoza, Kaysen and Maysen Flatland, and Stella Celix; sister-in-law, Dorothy Hall; other special family, Wanda Berger and family, Juneal Goltz and family, Holly (Rick) Gustafson, Jeff Oberholtzer, Kathy (Darrel) Forsgren and family, Keith Hagen and family, Ruth (George) Stoddard and family, Carol (Dan) Mills and family, Chris and family, and John Stadum and family, and numerous other family and friends.

Visitation: One-hour prior to the service at the church.

Service: 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 10, 2021, at Grace Lutheran Church in Erhard

Clergy: Reverend Brad Soenksen

Interment: Bagstevold Cemetery, rural Erhard, MN

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.

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