Bette M. Voeks
Bette M. Voeks, 60, of the town of Farmington, died on Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, town of Polk.
Bette was born on Sept. 22, 1948, at Caswell Air Force Base, Fort Worth, Texas, the daughter of Reinhold and Delores (nee Koenings) Schultz. She attended high school in Roswell, N.M., Fairfield, Calif., and graduated from Hinkley High School in Aurora, Colo. She was married to Peter Delwiche and had a son, Troy Delwiche. She was later remarried to Donald Voeks on Oct. 10, 1987, at St. Paul’s UCC in Silver Creek. Bette worked at the Washington County Courthouse in the Human Resources Department.
Bette truly loved creating pieces of art, including painting on feathers. Both Don and Bette shared a love of animals, especially their Irish Setters. They were both active members of the Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association. Don and Bette loved to enjoy movies together, as well as outdoor activities including hunting and fishing. They both cherished time spent with family and friends above all, especially time with their grandchildren.
Bette is survived by her loving husband, Don; her adoring parents, Reinhold and Delores; her in-laws, Donald Sr. and Carol Voeks; her beloved son, Troy and daughter-in-law, Jennifer; and her cherished grandchildren, Kinsey and Nolan. She is further survived by her siblings, Alan (Diane) Schultz, Marjorie (Tom) Thornton, Linda (Larry) Lane, Lisa Senner and Laura (Bill) Hickman; her brothers-in-law, Mike (Anna), Jeff (Jacque) and Steve (Phyllis) Voeks; many nieces and nephews, as well as many loved relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009, at 3 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home, 629 Cedar St., West Bend. The family will greet relatives and friends from 1 p.m. until 2:45 p.m.
The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.