Elizabeth A. "Betty" Baumgartner

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Baumgartner, nee Hauerwas, 70, passed away on Friday, Aug. 17, 2007 at her residence with her family surrounding her.

Betty was born in Milwaukee and raised in Jackson.

After high school, she married Oliver H. Baumgartner on Aug. 18, 1956 at St. Boniface Church in Germantown and they began their family.

She loved gardening and was a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend and at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.

Betty loved cooking for her family and friends.

Survivors include her children, Diane (Jesse) Strong of Deerbrook, Sara (John) Follet, Joan Baumgartner and Susan Baumgartner, all of West Bend, and Linda Baumgartner of Menomonee Falls; and her loving grandchildren, Jamey (Mickey) Racer, Amanda, Eric, Lucian, Gabie, Isabel and Emma.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, West Bend.

Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. until the time of Mass.

Interment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home, West Bend, is assisting the family.