Betty Jane Fryda,
Betty Jane Fryda of Sussex was called to her eternal home on Monday,
Dec. 30, 2013, at the age of 79. She was born in Grafton on June 9,
Betty was the devoted wife of Bob, her husband of 61 years; cherished
mother of Vicki (Jim) Duwe, Denise Fryda, Mike (Penny) Fryda, and Sue (Larry)Marincic;
beloved grandmother of Katy (Wes) Katzman, Suzy (Brett) Weeks, Kristina
(Matt) Hopkins, Robert (Sarah) Duwe, Nicole (Jason) Keifenheim, Vince
(Kim) Diorio, Mike Jr., Jesse, Taylor and Jordan Fryda, Meagan (Russ)
Rutkowski, Bobbie (Nick) Mastronardi, Jamie (Brent) Griffin and Michael
(Steph) Marincic; and proud great-grandmother of Jake, Elizabeth, and
Aaron Katzman, Connor and Tyler Weeks, Lillian Hopkins, Ellis, Cole,
Baker and Jude Keifenheim, Francesca Diorio, Ethan and Dylan Rutkowski,
Leo and Marcus Mastronardi and Mateo and baby Marincic. Betty was
preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Margaret Hoffmann; and her
three older brothers, Lester, Erwin and Roland.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at
Faith Lutheran Church, W244 N6383 Weaver Drive, Sussex. Visitation will
be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Association are
She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels By the clouds and stars and
paths where no one sees And she walks with Jesus and her loved ones
waiting And I know she’s smiling saying Don’t worry ’bout me.
Schmidt & Bartelt, A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services is
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