Elizabeth "Bettie" Shuster

Elizabeth "Bettie" Shuster (nee Parpan) passed away peacefully at her home in Mequon on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008 at the age of 87. Bettie was formerly of Chicago, Ill., Cambridge and Clearwater, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. tomorrow, Aug. 27, at Schramka-Densow Funeral Home, 423 N. Main St., in Thiensville. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Bettie’s life on Wednesday, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service. Following the service, entombment will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon.

In addition to her family, Bettie enjoyed golf, gin rummy, bridge and her friends at Le Club.

Bettie was mother to Ronald (Lynn) of Thiensville, Sandra (Richard) of Atlanta, Ga. and Roger (Lisa) of Charlotte, N.C.; grandmother to Jennifer (Troy), Elizabeth, Emily, Christopher and Kelsey; and great-grandmother to Jake. She is further survived by two brothers, Raymond and Joseph; two sisters, Ruth and Lorraine; and many cousins, nieces and nephews in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and in Chur, Switzerland.

Bettie was preceded in death by her husband, George Shuster, in 1993.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to support Alzheimer’s Research can be made to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Attn: Office of Development, P.O. Box 26509, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509. Memorial gifts may also be made online at https://secure.mcw.edu (please indicate in the "comment" section that the gift is designated to Alzheimer’s Research). For online condolences, please visit www.mem.com.