Betty Jane Ramshak

Betty Jane Ramshak (nee Orsolano), 85, of West Bend, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at Cedar Bay West.

Betty was born on Oct. 15, 1923, to Peter and Esther (nee Brechlin) Orsolano in Milwaukee. She was a graduate of Custer High School, class of 1941. Betty married Victor J. Ramshak on Nov. 8, 1941, in Waukon, Iowa. After marriage, the couple lived in Milwaukee, moving to West Bend in 1989. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family and was a member of St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cedar Lake.

Betty is survived by her children, Sharon Ramshak of West Bend and Greg (Mary) Ramshak of Slinger. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Julie (Mark) Bindas, Troy (Dana) and Brian; great-grandchildren, Rylie, Keegan, Hunter, Alex, Noah, Hannah, Nathan and Gwynth; nephews, other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Paul N. Reede officiating. Inurnment at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, May 7, from 3 pm until time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cedar Community Partners in Caring are appreciated.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.