Elizabeth M. ‘Betty’ Kerry

Elizabeth M. "Betty" Kerry, (nee Muckerheide), 97, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at Northpoint Medical Center of Oshkosh.

She was born on June 7, 1911 in Kewaskum to the late Henry and Rose (nee Haug) Muckerheide. Betty married Anthony "Tony" on June 24, 1931 in Kewaskum.

At an early age, she came to West Bend where she was employed by Amity for a few years. She then worked for Washington County in the Veterans Service Office and Register of Deeds Office until she retired. Betty was an avid reader and bridge player. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her children, Carmen Hanson of Beaver Dam, Sharon (Jim) Kempinger of Oshkosh; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a sisterin-law, Isabelle Muckerheide. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Tony; a son-in-law, Bob Hanson; a sister, Odelia Nicholson; and two brothers, Syl and Al Muckerheide.

The Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at 11 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church of West Bend. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will take place at Holy Angels Cemetery.

Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.