Barbara Jean Bancroft

Barbara Jean Bancroft (nee Hasse), 65, died Nov. 15 in Longwood, Fla., after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

She was the daughter of the late Raymond and Alice (Rule-ford) Hasse, and wife of Ralph for 48 years.

She was the mother of Kathleen (Michael) Sellenheim of Mukwonago, Ralph (Charmaine) Bancroft of West Bend and Susan (Ted) Mahoney of Longwood, Fla.; grandmother of Joseph (Elaine) and Kerry Sellenheim, Candace and Justin Bancroft, Nicole and Matthew Lenz, and Melissa, Amanda and Rebecca Mahoney; sister of Diana Rad-omski, Raymond (Sandy) Hasse, Sandra (Gene) Swenty, David Hasse, Richard Hasse, Cynthia (David) Swette, Edward (Jean) Hasse; and sister-in-law of Eugene (Mary Lou) Bancroft and Kenneth (Grace) Bancroft.

Barbara retired in 1997 from Briggs and Stratton in Wau-watosa and moved to Florida in 2002. She will be remembered for her many years of hospitality for her family and friends.

Friends may call at Thielen Funeral Home, 1403 Newberry Ave Marinette, WI 54143 on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Home Cemetery in Marinette.

The family would like to thank Dr. David Multhrop, his assistant, Melinda, and the Hospice of the Comforter in Orlando for all their care and support.

Memorials to the American Lung Association in Barbara’s name would be appreciated.