Elizabeth Ladd, 85

Elizabeth K. Ladd (nee Koch) of Whitefish Bay found peace Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at the age of 85. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Donald; cherished mother of Joseph (Jane Ciske), Raymond (Lisa), Robert (Roberta), Rita Pochert (Richard), Judy Benchaar (William Anzelc) and Mary Ann Klotz (Kevin). Loving grand-mother of 13 and great-grandmother of three. She is further survived by other relatives and loving friends.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 11, from 4 p.m.  to 7 p.m. at the Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral home, 106 W. Silver Spring Drive. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church, 5600 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Private Interment follows. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the charity of your choice are appreciated.

The family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation and thanks to the staff of both Laurel Oaks and Seven Oaks, as well as her doctor, Melissa Walbrandt, for their compassionate care and dedication to Bette.