Elizabeth ‘Betty’ M. Sasse

March 31, 1930 - Nov. 2, 2005

Betty M. Sasse of Waukesha passed away Wednesday Nov. 2, 2005, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 75. Betty was born March 31, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Erwin F. and Mabel A. (nee Blackburn) Carstens. She was united in marriage to Lesley Sasse on Aug. 16, 1952. She was active in Beta Sigma Phi in Waukesha, and enjoyed bingo, knitting, crafts and reading.

Betty will be sadly missed by her son, Rick (Terry) Sasse of Sussex; her daughter, Teri (Dan) Olshefski of East Troy; and five grandchildren, Kellen and Kory Olshefski, and Kristin, Katelyn and Kimberly Sasse. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lesley, in 2002, and her parents.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service today, Nov. 4, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, with the Rev. James Gorman officiating. Interment will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha; please meet at the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the doctors and staff at Waukesha Memorial Hospital for their support and compassion.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.