Blythe Weber Bathrick
Aug. 1, 1940 — May 10, 2015
Blythe Weber Bathrick, age 74, born on the 1st day of August in 1940, passed away with family at her side on Mother’s Day.
Blythe Bathrick (Mrs. Alton) of Oconomowoc was the daughter of Ralph and Katharine Weber; mother of son Gib (Gretchen) and daughter Kitty Brokaw (Brad); and grandmother of Shaianne and Brayden Brokaw.
A graduate of Lake Forest College in 1962, she went on to teach in Puerto Rico, continuing in the Whitefish Bay School System as well as substituting and tutoring.
A past member of the Milwaukee Junior League, present member of Children’s Hospital Toymakers Auxiliary. Member of the Oconomowoc Lake Club, Oconomowoc Golf Club and The Kettle Moraine Garden Club.
Blythe had a great love of children: “All children are legitimate!”
As well as horticulture (Blythe had a flower business for 18 years), her love extended to the humane treatment of animals, which included her volunteering at the Humane Society of Jefferson County.
Both Blythe and Al were committed to the Humane Society of Jefferson County, from where their beloved sheltie, Troonie, hailed.
Music and the extraordinary Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra provided great nourishment and joy. She shared her love of music with all, playing piano by ear for family and friends at gatherings.
Donations in Blythe’s memory may be made to: Humane Society of Jefferson County, W 6127 Kiesling Road, Jefferson, WI 53549 Or Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 1101 N. Market St., Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202 You are loved, Blythey B.