Bette J. Ross, 91
July 12, 1923 -- May 3, 2015

Bette J. Ross nee DittrichBette J. Ross (nee Dittrich) was born on July 12, 1923, and was born to eternal life on May 3, 2015, at the age of 91. Bette was a longtime resident of Cedarburg and Boynton Beach, Fla. She was the beloved wife of W.J. Ross for 48 years.

He preceded her in death. Bette was the dearest and loving mother of Lana (Charlie) Schumacher, the late Deborah Thom, Greg Ross (Roy Vargas) and Lori Kilian.

She was also the cherished grandmother of Christopher (Heidi), Justin (Jessica) and Casey Thom, David (Kristyn) Schumacher, Kadie (Dave) Johnson, Lindsay (Andy) Erickson and Abby and Chloe Kilian. She was the treasured greatgrandmother of Addison, Grady, Oliver, Finley, Jackson, Riley and Reagan Thom, Hollyn and Fritz Schumacher, Cali and Ellie Johnson and William Erickson. Bette is survived by other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church North, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday at the church from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Private entombment at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

Special thanks to Newcastle, her home for the past three years, and to Horizon and Lawlis Hospice, who cared for her during her very short illness. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the St.

Francis Borgia Education and Activity Center would be appreciated.

The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences can be directed to