Betty Steinke, 82

Betty Steinke (nee Krueger), 82, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2011, at Kathy Hospice of West Bend.

She was born on Feb. 10, 1929, in Milwaukee to the late Irving and Margaret Krueger (nee Zimmermann). She married Edward W. Steinke on June 19, 1948, in Milwaukee. Betty was an avid homemaker and enjoyed watching soap operas.

She is survived by her children, Carol (Dave) Bailey of West Bend, Frank (Pam) Steinke of Fredonia, Susan Harsh of West Bend, Steven (Sharon) Steinke of Newburg, Sharon (Ken) David of Cascade and Patty (Manuel) Sanchez of West Bend; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gerald (Bonnie), Richard (Patricia) and Robert Krueger; and one sister, Bernice Nadler. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband; son, David; daughter, Sandra; and brother, Harvey.

The funeral service is on Wednesday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at The Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, with the Rev. Cheryl Matusiak presiding. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 9, from 5 p.m. until the time of service, also at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park.

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