Robert R. Diece

M, b. 4 November 1925, d. 14 March 2005
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRobert R. Diece married Catherine Hawkins, daughter of John Albert Hawkins and Alma Gates.
Birth4 November 1925Robert R. Diece was born on 4 November 1925.
Death14 March 2005He died on 14 March 2005 at age 79.

Merlin Martin Koenecke

M, b. 1 November 1926, d. 25 January 1995
Father*Martin E. Koenecke b. 1902, d. 1990
Mother*Della Henrietta Koenig b. 1905, d. 1983
Merlin Koenecke 1944 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 November 1926Merlin Martin Koenecke was born on 1 November 1926 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Martin E. Koenecke and Della Henrietta Koenig.
Death25 January 1995Merlin Martin Koenecke died on 25 January 1995 at Louisiana at age 68.
  • Merlin Martin Koenecke graduated in 1944 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Evelyn E. Tripp

F, b. 26 October 1920, d. 8 February 2009
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Krey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEvelyn E. Tripp married Donald Krey, son of Oscar Ludwig Krey and Paula Mary Mueller.
Birth26 October 1920Evelyn E. Tripp was born on 26 October 1920 at Iowa.
Death8 February 2009She died on 8 February 2009 at Wisconsin at age 88.

Imogene Tessmer

F, b. 1931, d. 15 October 1959
Father*Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. b. 24 Feb 1885, d. Nov 1948
Mother*Edna A. Giebel b. 17 Oct 1891, d. Mar 1984
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebetween 1951 and 1959As of between 1951 and 1959,her married name was Traeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1931Imogene Tessmer was born in 1931.
She was the daughter of Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. and Edna A. Giebel.
Marriagebetween 1951 and 1959Imogene Tessmer married John H. Traeder between 1951 and 1959.
Death15 October 1959Imogene Tessmer died on 15 October 1959 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
  • Imogene Tessmer was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Sherman Reinen and Lucille M. Tessmer on 10 June 1951 at Rock Springs, Wisconsin; Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement.

Sherman Reinen

M, b. 17 November 1916, d. 31 October 1988
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 November 1916Sherman Reinen was born on 17 November 1916.
Marriage10 June 1951He married Lucille M. Tessmer, daughter of Charles Heinrich Tessmer Jr. and Edna A. Giebel, on 10 June 1951 at Rock Springs, Wisconsin, Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal June 17, 1951 - Lucille Tessmer and Sherman Reinen marriage announcement
Death31 October 1988Sherman Reinen died on 31 October 1988 at age 71.

Robert G. Doering

M, b. 14 August 1928, d. 19 February 2019
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 August 1928Robert G. Doering was born on 14 August 1928 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
Marriage7 May 1949He married Patricia A. Bell on 7 May 1949.
Death19 February 2019Robert G. Doering died on 19 February 2019 at age 90 Robert G. Doering, age 90, of LaValle, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Casa de Oakes in Reedsburg. He was born on August 14, 1928 in the Township of LaValle, the son of Gurden and Thelma (Peterson) Doering. On May 7, 1949, he was married to the former Patricia A. Bell. Bob was a lifelong farmer in the Town of LaValle. He was also a founding member of the LaValle Sportsmen Club. Bob was a pilot, mink rancher and he enjoyed gambling. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather. Survivors include his wife, Pat; five children: Alan Doering, and his significant other, Karen Hernandez, of North Freedom; Betty (Steve) Wilcox, of Madison; Ronald (Cindy) Doering, of LaValle; Lu Ann (Calvin) Brey, of Reedsburg and Peggy (Kevin) Stuessi, of Deerfield; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law: Rusty Doering, of LaValle; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his seven brothers and sisters. A private family graveside service will be held at the Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering from 12 noon until 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at The Summit Ridge, Highway 58, between LaValle and Mauston. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the LaValle Library or the LaValle Fire Department would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Patricia A. Bell

F, b. 15 April 1930, d. 2 March 2019
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 May 1949As of 7 May 1949,her married name was Doering.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 April 1930Patricia A. Bell was born on 15 April 1930.
Marriage7 May 1949She married Robert G. Doering on 7 May 1949.
Death2 March 2019Patricia A. Bell died on 2 March 2019 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 88 Patricia A. Doering, age 88, of LaValle, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Casa de Oakes in Reedsburg. She was born on April 15, 1930 in Hillsboro, the daughter of Edward and Lila (Cornwell) Bell. On May 7, 1949, she was married to Robert G. Doering. Together they farmed in the Township of LaValle. Pat was a member of the United Methodist Church in Wonewoc. She enjoyed fishing, flying and playing cards. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother. Survivors include her five children: Alan Doering, and his significant other, Karen Hernandez, of North Freedom; Betty (Steve) Wilcox, of Madison; Ronald (Cindy) Doering, of LaValle; Lu Ann (Calvin) Brey, of Reedsburg and Peggy (Kevin) Stuessi, of Deerfield; twelve grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; two sisters: Nancy (Junior) Jensen, of Camp Douglas and Judy (Ken) Miller, of Wonewoc; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob, on February 19, 2019 and her brother: Lee Bell. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Wonewoc. Interment will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery in LaValle. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. There will also be a Celebration of Life gathering from 12:30 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. Thursday afternoon at the Summit Ridge, Hwy. 58, between LaValle and Mauston.

John Osborne

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Osborne married Carrie Mae Francois.

Children of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois

Carrie Mae Francois

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Osborne.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarrie Mae Francois married John Osborne.

Children of Carrie Mae Francois and John Osborne

Charlotte J. Osborne

F, b. 16 August 1923, d. 10 February 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rose.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharlotte J. Osborne married (?) Rose.
Birth16 August 1923Charlotte J. Osborne was born on 16 August 1923 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Death10 February 2019Charlotte J. Osborne died on 10 February 2019 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 95 Charlotte J. Rose, age 95, of Reedsburg, died on Sunday, February 10, 2019 in the Reedsburg Area Medical Center. She was born on August 16, 1923 in Sauk County, the daughter of John and Carrie Mae (Francois) Osborne. Charlotte was an avid quilter and enjoyed gardening, embroidery and her cats. She was also a baseball fan especially for the Milwaukee Brewers. Charlotte will be remembered as a bit of a prankster and for her wonderful sense of humor. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Survivors include her three children: Duane Rose, of Anchorage, Alaska; Diane Deakin, of Florida and Barbara (Dave) Miller, of Reedsburg; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a special niece: Adella (Duane) Lueck; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her daughter: Marilyn (Joan) Meyer; her granddaughter: Tammy Gauff; two brothers: Herbert and William Osborne; and one sister: Wilma (Elmer) Tessmer. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Kenneth Schaub officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Reedsburg Food Pantry would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Herbert Osborne

M, d. before 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Life EventDateDescription
Herbert Osborne was the son of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Deathbefore 2019Herbert Osborne died before 2019.

William Osborne

M, d. before 2019
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Life EventDateDescription
William Osborne was the son of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.
Deathbefore 2019William Osborne died before 2019.

(?) Rose

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) Rose married Charlotte J. Osborne, daughter of John Osborne and Carrie Mae Francois.

Lucille Mae Will

F, b. 17 March 1926, d. 23 December 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 June 1949As of 4 June 1949,her married name was Dierking.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1926Lucille Mae Will was born on 17 March 1926 at Menominee, Wisconsin.
Marriage4 June 1949She married Leonard Emil Dierking, son of Emil Dierking and Justine Engelking, on 4 June 1949 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death23 December 2018Lucille Mae Will died on 23 December 2018 at age 92 Lucille Mae Dierking, age 92, of Loganville, died on Sunday, December 23, 2018. She was born March 17, 1926 in Menominee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Herman and Beulah (Robertson) Will. She resided in Chicago Heights, Illinois from the age of 14 until retiring in 1991 when she moved to Loganville, Wisconsin. She married Leonard Emil Dierking on June 4, 1949 in Beecher, Illinois and they were blessed with three children. She valued and loved her family very much. Lucille was a member of St. John- Faith United Church of Christ in Matteson, Illinois, a former member of the Reedsburg Quilt Guild and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed getting together with her siblings to visit and retell stories from their days on the farm. Lucille was a multi-talented woman, as a seamstress, quilter, cook and baker, preserving the bounties of the gardens each season. She encouraged her children and grandchildren in faith, family and the value of hard work and modeled these things to them. A tremendous work ethic all of her life she worked as a line cook at The Tivoli Restaurant in Chicago Heights, Illinois for 19 years and CFC International Film Coating retiring after many years. After moving to Loganville, she "unretired" and worked for the Reedsburg School District -food service. She enjoyed being around children and young adults. Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Leonard (1988); son: Leon Dierking (1996) and all 11 siblings: Helen (John) Hiber, Lorraine (Dougal) McIntyre, Everette (Sarah) Will, Alyce (Robert) Ankrom, Gilbert Will, Lois (Arnold) Delfs, Norma (Richard) Lively, Jerry Will, Harold Will and two infant siblings that died at birth. Lucille Dierking is survived by her daughter: Lorinda (Thomas)Broughton, of Loganville, WI; son: Loren Dierking, of Chicago Heights, Illinois; grandchildren: Brian Dierking , Washington D.C., Loralei Dierking, Missouri, Brent Broughton, Loganville, Reid (Heather) Broughton, of Loganville; two great-grandchildren: Reice and Amelia Broughton; sisters-in-law: Shirley Will and Marlene Will; nieces, nephews and many friends. Visitation will be held at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, in Loganville, on Sunday, December 30, 2018 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Lucille will be laid to rest at St. Luke's Cemetery, Beecher, Illinois. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Lorraine E. Goetsch

F, b. 25 December 1922, d. 19 December 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name4 May 1944As of 4 May 1944,her married name was Grantin.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 December 1922Lorraine E. Goetsch was born on 25 December 1922.
She was the daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Marriage4 May 1944Lorraine E. Goetsch married Philip G. Grantin on 4 May 1944.
Death19 December 2018Lorraine E. Goetsch died on 19 December 2018 at age 95 Lorraine E. Grantin, age 95, of Reedsburg, died on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Sauk Prairie Healthcare. She was born on December 25, 1922 in the Town of Washington, Sauk County, the daughter of William and Alma (Weseloh) Goetsch. On May 4, 1944, she was married to Philip G. Grantin. Lorraine enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers, cooking and reading. Survivors include her five children: Diane Brandt, of San Diego, California; Patti (Werner) Grantin-Gros, of Denver, Colorado; Kurt (Dana) Grantin, of Prairie du Sac; Julie (Rich) Kastelitz, of Prairie du Sac and Mark Grantin, of Reseda, California; seven grandchildren: Craig and Jamie Brandt, Meghan and Ashley Grantin, Justin Grantin, Sydney and Camdyn Kastelitz; numerous great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Phil, on February 22, 2002; one sister: Marlene Goetsch and three brothers: Donald, Gaylord and infant, Harold Goetsch. There will be a visitation from 12 noon to 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. Private interment will be in St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg. Memorials to the Reedsburg Public Library would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Philip G. Grantin

M, b. 3 February 1922, d. 22 February 2002
Philip Grantin 1940 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1922Philip G. Grantin was born on 3 February 1922.
Marriage4 May 1944He married Lorraine E. Goetsch, daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh, on 4 May 1944.
Death22 February 2002Philip G. Grantin died on 22 February 2002 at age 80.
  • Philip G. Grantin graduated in 1940 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
    Graduation Announcement for Reedsburg High School 1940 Reedsburg, Sauk county, WI

Marlene Goetsch

F, d. before 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Marlene Goetsch was the daughter of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Marlene Goetsch died before 2018.

Donald Goetsch

M, d. before 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Donald Goetsch was the son of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Donald Goetsch died before 2018.

Gaylord Goetsch

M, d. before 2018
Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Gaylord Goetsch was the son of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
Deathbefore 2018Gaylord Goetsch died before 2018.

Harold Goetsch

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Father*William Goetsch b. 28 May 1892, d. 24 Oct 1985
Mother*Alma Weseloh b. 12 Sep 1894, d. 3 Aug 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Harold Goetsch was the son of William Goetsch and Alma Weseloh.
DeathHarold Goetsch died at died in infancy.

Edward E. Kruse

M, b. 11 June 1933, d. 14 December 2018
Father*Edwin Kruse b. c 1900
Mother*Marie Schulte b. 10 Mar 1907, d. 16 Dec 1975
Edward E Kruse 1951 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 June 1933Edward E. Kruse was born on 11 June 1933 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Edwin Kruse and Marie Schulte.
Death14 December 2018Edward E. Kruse died on 14 December 2018 at Sauk City, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 85 Edward E. Kruse, age 85, Loganville, passed away on Friday, December 14th, 2018, at Maplewood Nursing Home in Sauk City. He was born on June 11th, 1933, at his family home in Loganville; the son of Edwin E. and Minnie (Schulte) Kruse. Edward was a 1951 graduate of Reedsburg High School. On August 2nd, 1955, he was united in marriage to Donna Fae (Giese). Edward was a true farmer whom continued the Kruse family operation through a Century Farm celebration. He was passionate about his field work, Holstein cows, spotted swine, and especially his family. He used and collected Oliver tractors. From 1957 to 1959 Edward served in the U.S. Army. From the 60's-80's he served on the board of D.H.I.A., Holstein Breeders, Swine Breeders, Pork Producers of Sauk County, and Sauk County Farm Bureau. He also served as President of the WI Spotted Swine Breeders Association. Although he enjoyed helping the local community by serving on the above committees; he was most at home on an Oliver tractor, in the field, tending to the farm. Life didn't need to be complicated, treat others fairly and you will receive fairness in return. Survivors include his wife, Donna Fae; their children: Sharon Glade, Scott Kruse, Keith (Arlis) Kruse, Mark (Heidi) Kruse; several grandchildren; sisters-in-law: Rosemary Slick, and Jean Engel. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 19th, 2018, at Emanuel United Methodist Church, 101 14th St., Baraboo with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Interment will be at St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery in Loganville. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 18th, from 4-7 P.M. at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg, and after 10 A.M. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church or a charity of choice. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • Edward E. Kruse graduated in 1951 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Lorraine Markley

F, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Couey.
Life EventDateDescription
Lorraine Markley was the daughter of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.
MarriageLorraine Markley married Done Couey.
Deathbefore 2018Lorraine Markley died before 2018.

Done Couey

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDone Couey married Lorraine Markley, daughter of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.

Galo Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Galo Markley was the son of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.
Deathbefore 2018Galo Markley died before 2018.

LaVerne Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
Life EventDateDescription
LaVerne Markley was the son of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.
Deathbefore 2018LaVerne Markley died before 2018.

Eugene Markley

M, d. before 2018
Father*Otto Milo Markley
Mother*Irene M. McCluskey b. 7 Apr 1900, d. 11 Dec 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Eugene Markley was the son of Otto Milo Markley and Irene M. McCluskey.
Deathbefore 2018Eugene Markley died before 2018.

Sonja L. Einert

F, b. 8 April 1934, d. 5 September 2010
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McCauley.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSonja L. Einert married Gordon McCauley, son of Elgie McCauley and Ruby Kintz.
Birth8 April 1934Sonja L. Einert was born on 8 April 1934.
Death5 September 2010She died on 5 September 2010 at age 76.

James W. Gregory

M, b. 8 August 1941, d. 30 November 2018
Father*James G. Gregory b. 1911
Mother*Rosella P. Rosenthal b. 1912, d. 21 Feb 1964
James Gregory 1959 senior portrait Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1941James W. Gregory was born on 8 August 1941.
He was the son of James G. Gregory and Rosella P. Rosenthal.
Death30 November 2018James W. Gregory died on 30 November 2018 at age 77 James W. Gregory, age 77, of Reedsburg, died on Friday, November 30, 2018 in his home. He was born on August 8, 1941 in Reedsburg, the son of James G. and Rosella (Rosenthal) Gregory. Jim was a 1959 graduate of Webb High School. He then attended the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. On June 29, 1963, he was married to the former Arlene M. Knuth. Jim worked at Grede Foundry for over 40 years until his retirement. He was also very active in the Boy Scouts for 40 years. Jim enjoyed woodworking and fly tying. He was a faithful member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville. Survivors include his wife: Arlene; two sons: Jim Gregory, of Reedsburg and Scott (Rita) Gregory, of Sun Prairie; three grandchildren: Audrey, Kimberly and Noah; six great grandchildren: Ayden, Haylee, Landon, Peyton, Elijah and Jaxon; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother: Tom. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Loganville with Pastor Donald Glanzer officiating. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Reedsburg. There will be a visitation from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg and after 10:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.
  • James W. Gregory graduated in 1959 at Webb High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Martin J. Bilek

M, d. 13 May 1990
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1 February 1947Martin J. Bilek married Betty E. Anderson on 1 February 1947.
Death13 May 1990Martin J. Bilek died on 13 May 1990.

Betty E. Anderson

F, b. 4 October 1926, d. 13 October 2018
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 February 1947As of 1 February 1947,her married name was Bilek.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 October 1926Betty E. Anderson was born on 4 October 1926.
Marriage1 February 1947She married Martin J. Bilek on 1 February 1947.
Death13 October 2018Betty E. Anderson died on 13 October 2018 at age 92 Betty E. Bilek, age 92, of Elroy, died peacefully on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Milestone Senior Living in Hillsboro. She was born on October 4, 1926 in Hillsboro, the daughter of Helmer and Leta (Robinson) Anderson. On February 1, 1947, she was married to Martin J. Bilek. Betty enjoyed sewing, dancing, playing cards and embroidery work. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Elroy American Legion Auxiliary. Survivors include her five children: Gary Bilek, of Norfolk, Virginia; Carol (Dennis) Schrank, of Reedsburg; Barbara Bilek, of Mauston; Steven Bilek, of Loganville and Anthony "Tony" (Virginia) Bilek, of LaFarge; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, on May 13, 1990; her son: David Bilek; her sister: Arlene Sorenson and her brother: Alberto Anderson. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elroy. Interment will be at St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery in Union Center. There will be a visitation from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Theresa's Cemetery would be appreciated. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.