Betty P. Schrupp


Betty P. Schrupp of Waukesha passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at Avalon Square at the age of 90 years.

Betty was born in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Ida and David Pugh. She graduated from Mankato State Teachers College, where she received her degree in education. She taught in Minnesota and Wisconsin schools. Betty served on the board of directors for both the Waukesha Symphony Orchestra and its auxiliary; serving as president and first lady of the auxiliary. She served as president of the Waukesha Service Club, the Senior League and the Ideal Club. Betty was also a member of Questers, was active in the American Field Service, and was also a Brownie and Cub Scout Leader. Betty served as chairman of both the charity ball and symphony ball. She was a member of the Southminster Presbyterian Church, Waukesha, where she served on the Members Care Committee. Betty enjoyed traveling, knitting, crafts, and cooking. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Betty will be dearly missed by her son, David (Betty Scanlon) Schrupp of Waukesha; daughter, Catherine (Ronald) Wesley of Butler, Pa.; three grandchildren, James, Chrissy and Caitlin; and greatgranddaughter, Ava. She is further survived by many other relatives and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Roland, and her parents.

A private family memorial service for Betty will be held at a later date. Memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60601.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609 or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.