Roseanne M. Blesma

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Roseanne M. Blesma

February 13, 1940 - August 02, 2018

Rosanne Marie "Zan" Blesma passed away Aug. 2, 2018 at her home. Rosanne was born on Feb. 13, 1940 in Holland, Michigan, to Harvey and Geraldine Lockman and was raised in Alden.
She married Jack Blesma on Feb. 24, 1962 in Alden.
Rosanne was a police officer for the City of Elk Rapids for 31 years, retiring in 2000.
She was active in her community being a Cub Scout den mother, was a charter member of the Elk Rapids ambulance, volunteered at the Senior Center and was not only a police officer but interim chief of police and deputy clerk.
She is survived by her husband, Jack; one daughter, Jackie Sue Haase; two sons, Grant (Therese) and Bruce (Gerelyn); three grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters; and one brother.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 at 3 p.m. from the Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. The family will greet visitors beginning at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions are appreciated to the American Diabetes Association.
Published on August 5, 2018
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Geri Fabiszak Conner
Aug 19, 2018
Just heard of your mother’s passing. So sorry for your loss. I always felt welcomed in her home and she will truly be missed. Sending prayers to her family.
Pat Phelan
Aug 07, 2018
Lots of great memories of a Friend and Neighbor. We will miss you Rose!
Our condolences to Jack and the rest of the Family.
Maria VanConett
Aug 05, 2018
Jack And Family We Send Our condolences and Prayers and strength to all during your sadden Days .Roseanne was so special and a wonderful friend /person she took me under her wings when I came to volunteer years ago for that I will always be greatful ,We had great times together I will always cherish those memories. I will miss her dearly. Godbless all of you Xox Love Maria
Sally Nelson
Aug 05, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Roseanne was truly a wonderful woman in our community.