Elizabeth “Betty” (nee Faerber) Jahn, 86, of West Bend (town of Trenton), passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, at Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Port Washington. Betty was born Oct. 9, 1929, in Felsonana, Hungary, to Henry and Elizabeth (nee Pfaff) Faerber. On Sept. 9, 1950, Betty married John Jahn in Germany.
Betty and John came to Wisconsin in 1952, where they settled in Stone Bank. She was a past member of the Milwaukee Donauschwaben Senior Citizens. Throughout her working years, Betty was employed at Meurer Bakery and Kohl’s Department store.
Betty is survived by her son, Ed (Lisa) Jahn of Saukville, and proud Oma of grandson, Adam Jahn. Betty is further survived by other relatives and friends, both here and in Europe. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Jahn; and son, Norbert Jahn. A funeral service for Betty will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (623 Congress St., Newburg, WI 53060) with the Rev. Kurt Schaser officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the service at 5 p.m. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School are appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Heritage Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for all their care and compassion.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at www.phillipfuneralhome.com.