Florence Mary Anna Van Lare

July 30, 1933 - Feb. 10, 2008

Florence Mary Anna Van Lare, 74, formerly of New Berlin, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, at the home of her daughter in Oostburg, where she had resided for the past eight years. Florence was born July 30, 1933, in Dunbar to the late George and Viola (Van Vliet) Bartels.

Florence was a Pewaukee High School graduate and attended real estate school. She married Robert Van Lare in Pewaukee on June 28, 1952. He preceded her in death on June 24, 1999. Florence was a real estate broker for the Bruce Martin RE/MAX 100 Agency in Hales Corners. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Waukesha. Florence enjoyed spending time with her family and good friends. She was active in the food pantry and the Children’s Miracle Network.

Florence is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Daryl) Chamness of Oostburg; her son, Scott (Teresa) Van Lare of Stoughton; two grandchildren, Tiffany Chamness and Jacob Van Lare; one great-grandson, Noah Chamness; one sister, Arlene Dixon of Pembine; and two brothers, Gus (Audrey) Bartels of Pewaukee and Fred (Nancy) Bartels of Pembine.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, George "Sonny" Bartels Jr.

Private family services will be held. Online condolences may be sent to wenig@wenigfuneralhome.com.

Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg is serving the family, (920) 564-2771.