Betty Schack, 88, Beaver Dam

January 2, 2019

Betty Jane Schack, 88, Beaver Dam, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Meriter Hospital in Madison surrounded by her family.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Bob Moberg officiating. A visitation will take place from 9:30-11 a.m. at church. A luncheon will follow the service at church. Burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens in town of Trenton.

Betty was born the daughter of Clifford and Esther (Weichbrodt) Wegner on July 14, 1930, in Horicon. She was a graduate of Horicon High School. Betty was united in marriage to William J. Schack on Oct. 31, 1953, at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Horicon. Betty had worked for more than 23 years at Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Beaver Dam. Betty and Bill enjoyed gardening, traveling, and of course spending time with their family. Dancing was also one of their loves and they were members of the Swingin’ Beavers Square Dance Club and the Prison City Round Dance Club. Betty was a member of First Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.

Betty is survived by her husband, Bill, of Beaver Dam; her children, Becky (Norm) Fjelstad of Edgerton, Mark (Sherri) Schack of Tomah, and Beth (Marc) Storch of De Forest; her grandchildren, David (Elizabeth) Fjelstad, Elizabeth (Daryl) Kreckow, Janessa (Andrew) Katzenberger, Paul Schack, Emily (Brandon) Goetzman, Matthew Schack, and Katherine Storch; her great-grandchildren, Evelyn, Layla, Cecelia, Jonathan and one great-granddaughter on the way; her sisters, Shirley (David) Andorfer of Hot Springs Village, Alaska, Joyce (David) Hammond of Seattle, Washington. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.

Special thanks to the oncology doctors and nurses at Beaver Dam Hospital and also for the excellent care shown to Betty at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. For online condolences and other information, please visit www.KoepsellFH.com.

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