Betty A. Coughlin, 86


Betty A. Coughlin (nee Kinder), 86, found eternal peace on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. She was born in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Sept. 8, 1926, to the late Henry and Lelia (nee Bryan).

She married David J. Coughlin on June 8, 1953. She worked as an administrative assistant at Serigraph for almost 15 years. She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution and The Women’s Club of West Bend. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and at St. Joseph’s Hospital for a number of years.

Some of her fondest memories include going to the family cabin on the Little Wolf River in Waupaca County and she enjoyed her travels throughout the world. Betty was an excellent seamstress and touched the lives of many through her creativity. Above all, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by David (Mary), Steven (Mary), Diane Coughlin (Gary Sumnicht), and Cathy (Mike) Becker; grandchildren, Josh, Eric, Jason (Carrie), Kristin (Jason) Larson, Steven, Amy, Katie, Zoe, Haley, Alex; and great-grandson, Peyton. She is further survived by special cousins from Tennessee, other relatives, and many dear friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, David; and siblings, Mary Lou and William.

Private services will be held by the family.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.