Betty 'Jane' Rhyner

Dec. 10, 1926 - July 5, 2009

Betty "Jane" Rhyner of Jackson, formerly of Waukesha, died Sunday, July 5, 2009, at Jackson Crossings Retirement Community at age 82. She was born Dec. 10, 1926, in Mountain, the daughter of John and Euva (nee Bradley) Jameson.

Jane had a passion for music and had a lifelong involvement with children’s music groups, starting The Sunshine Kids music group. She taught music at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Waukesha and at Brookfield Academy. Jane was on the board of directors for the Waukesha Symphony, a member of the Waukesha Service Club and a 4-H leader.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Jeanne (Donald) Lyons of Waukesha, James (Kathy) Rhyner of Northfield, Minn., Amy Lloyd of Elm Grove, Michael (Jeanine) Rhyner of Wales, Joel Rhyner of Waukesha, Peter (Sandi) Rhyner of Hartland, Jay (Bonnie) Rhyner of Wales and Lisa Rhyner of Berthod, Colo.; her grandchildren, Meghan Lyons, Monica Howard, Sarah Vega, Eric Rhyner, Craig Rhyner, William Lloyd, Max Lloyd, Louise Lloyd, Jon Rhyner, Michelle Rhyner, Amanda Rhyner, Amber Rhyner, Thomas Rhyner, Ashley Dufek and Nicole Rhyner; and great-grandchildren, LillyAnna Vega, Lilah Vega, Ashleigh Vaughn, William Vaughn, Myrah Howard and Noah Dufek. She is further survived by her brother, John (Chris) Jameson; sisters, Dolly and Sis; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Joy, and her second husband, Roger Rhyner.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral Mass on Thursday, July 9, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Key will preside. Committal services will immediately follow at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery.

If desired, memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association-Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 6130 W. National Ave., No. 200, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.