Betty J. Schneider (nee Milaccio)
Dec. 6, 1924 – July 2, 2013
Betty J. Schneider (nee Milaccio), 88, of Oconomowoc, passed away
peacefully Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
Betty is survived by her children, Robert (Lynne) Schneider Jr. of
Oconomowoc and Deborah Schneider of Waukesha; grandchildren, Roberta
(Joel) Wittemann of Waukesha and Todd (Lynnae) Schneider of Waukesha;
and great-grandchildren, Haley Wittemann, Benjamin Wittemann and Ryan
Schneider. Betty is also survived by her brother, George (Sue) Milaccio,
along with many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert A. Schneider
Sr.; parents, George and Leona (nee Paegelow) Milaccio; and a daughter,
Betty was a member of the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Rebecca Circle
Bible study and life member of the Shorehaven Service League, as well as
its president from 1998 to 1999. She started volunteering in 1992. Betty
was the art chairman and worked in the Forgotten Treasure Resale Shop
and helped with many resident activities and Service League events.
Betty worked as a real estate agent in the 1970s. She enjoyed travel and
traveling abroad as well as being an avid golfer. In 1980, she scored
her first hole-in-one at Lac La Belle Country Club.
Visitation for family and friends will take place from 11 a.m. until the
service today, July 11, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home in Oconomowoc. Betty
will be laid to rest at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield following
In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the American Cancer
Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call
567-4457 or visit