Rose Marie Winkleman

May 24, 1948 - April 10, 2022

Rose Marie Winkleman, 73, a resident of Southwest Florida since 1989, formerly of Brunswick, OH, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022 in Fort Myers, FL. She was born May 24, 1948 in Bowling Green, KY to Thomas and Myrtle Bewley, now deceased.

Rose was an amazing, strong-willed woman who cared about and loved her family deeply. She was a woman of many talents, most prominent being event and party planning, in which she had her own business with her daughter. She loved ocean cruising, arts and crafts, and expanding her vast collection of teddy bears to over 5,000!  Her compassion, tenacity and strength will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her loving children, Shelly Suarez of Bonita Springs, FL, Jim Lemmer (Angela) of Apache Junction, AZ, Dwayne Lemmer (Marisel) of Brunswick, OH,  and Angela Davis (Sean) of Fort Myers, FL; siblings, Linda Hudson (Billy) of Brunswick, Lisa Bewley of Brunswick, and Gary Bewley of Brunswick; grandchildren, Daryll Mauder, Danielle Dyer (Steve), Justin Suarez, Ashley Morrison (Seth), Michael Lemmer, Lauren Hollins, Peyton Lemmer, Sophia Lemmer, and Saylor Davis;  nine great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews as well as everyone that called her G-MA.

Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur “Wink” Winkleman in 2002; daughter, Dianna Westerman; brother, Thomas Bewley; and sister, Patricia Hamlin.

Private family services will be held.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions in memory of Rose Marie Winkleman are suggested to Diabetes Education & Camping Association at the following link, Diabetes Camp Donation Form.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Angela Apr 13, 2022 at 1:42 pm

    Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her love for family, her caring, her wisdom and wit will live on… a legacy of love that will always be with us! We love you and will miss you terribly.

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