Sarah M. Boettcher, 18

Sarah M. Boettcher, 18, of the town of Kewaskum, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Somerset. She was born on Aug. 24, 1995, in West Bend, the daughter of David and Yvonne (Preo) Boettcher.

Sarah was a graduate of Holy Trinity Catholic School in Kewaskum and a 2013 graduate of Kewaskum High School, where she was active in band, choir, musicals, plays, and participated in tennis and soccer. Sarah was currently attending University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where she was pursuing a degree in elementary education, and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum.

Sarah lit up the world with her beautiful smile and made friends with everyone. She will be deeply missed by her parents, her brothers, other family members and by all who knew her.

Those Sarah leaves behind to cherish her memory include her parents, David and Yvonne; two brothers, Tim Boettcher of LaCrosse and Michael Boettcher at home; her maternal grandfather, Edward Preo of the town of Scott; her paternal grandparents, Robert and Bernice Boettcher of West Bend; her aunts and uncles, Ann (Larry) Johnson of Kewaskum, Edward P. Preo of Appleton, Michelle (Bill) Jaeger and Debbie (Ron) Baumhardt both of Campbellsport, Dawn (Jerry) Wilson of Sun Prairie and Diane (Harry) Felberg of Hudson; and many other relatives and numerous friends.

Sarah was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Judith Preo, and a cousin, Mark Jaeger.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sarah will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. The Rev. Edwin Kornath will officiate and burial will be in St. Matthias Catholic Cemetery in the town of Auburn.

Sarah’s family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Wednesday from 2 p.m. until the time of Mass.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Sarah’s arrangements. Additional information and guestbook may be found at