Lorraine H. ‘Suzy’ Hart

June 6, 1919 - Aug. 27, 2011

Lorraine H. "Suzy" Hart (nee Steffen), 92, formerly of Sussex, died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011.

She was the beloved wife of the late Earl E.; loving mother of Carol (Walter) Zeck, Gregory (Kristine), Michael and the late Judith Bliss; proud grandmother of Tammy, Kip (Jackie) and Kevin Bliss and Scott (Lisa) Hart; devoted great-grandmother of Ryan, Jake, Travis and Crystal; and dear sister of Norman "Pepper" (the late Joan) Steffen. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Suzy was the leader of Suzy Hart and the Heartbeats band for more than 50 years.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until the 7 p.m. celebration of life Wednesday, Aug. 31, at Wisconsin Memorial Park Family Center-West North Chapel, 12875 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. A private entombment will take place.

In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund will be set up for an aspiring musician at Sussex Hamilton High School.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Martin Kern and the caring staff at Brookfield Rehab and Specialty Care Center for their kind and compassionate care.

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