Elizabeth T. ‘Liz’ Orth

Elizabeth T. "Liz" Orth (nee Rickert), 86, of the town of Lisbon, died Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

She was the beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of John (Debra), Paul (special friend Diane Collins), Mary Knitter (special friend Richard Lewandowski), Therese Bader, Elizabeth (David) Bierlein, Joan (special friend Douglas Henderson), Cecelia (William) Arnold and Evelyn (Leon) Legot; special grandmother of Denise and Jessica (fiance Myke) Orth, Andrea (AJ) Naber, 1st Lt. Jonathan Arnold, Aprile Legot, Katie Henderson and Leon Legot; and great-grandmother of Jackson Naber. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Joseph and Thomas Orth.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral Home, W250-N6505 Highway 164, Sussex, with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, March 10, at St. James Catholic Church, W220-N6588 Town Line Road, Menomonee Falls. Please meet at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Douglas Henderson, Horizon Hospice and the Adult Day Care Center in Menomonee Falls.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services in Sussex is serving the family. For more information, call 246-4774 or visit online at