Betty J. Templeton (nee Boettcher)


Aug. 9, 1923 - Oct. 23, 2012



Betty J. Templeton (nee Boettcher) of Waukesha passed away peacefully with her daughter by her side at Merrill Hills Manor on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the age of 89. Betty was born in Waukesha on Aug. 9, 1923, the daughter of Fred and Edith (nee Franz) Boettcher.


She married Harry Templeton on April 14, 1946. Betty was a very patriotic woman. She worked for many years at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed the Packers, golfing and listening to music. More than anything, Betty loved to spend time with her family during the holidays and various family functions.


Betty will be dearly missed by her daughter, Lynn Wilber of Waukesha; her grandchildren,  Michael Wilber, Jason Wilber, Kelly (Brian) Toedtli and Lindsey Keith; her great-grandchildren, Ryan, Josh, Montana, Devon, Evelynne and Rieley; her brothers, Robert (Lois) Boettcher and Jerry (Julie) Boettcher; and her sisters-in-law; Gretchen Boettcher and Barb Boettcher. She is further survived by many other family and friends.


Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; a daughter, Lori; a son, Richard; her parents; one sister and four brothers.


Visitation for Betty will be from 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. memorial service Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The burial of cremains will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 684415, Chicago, IL 60695.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.