Betty E. Charles, 90
Sept. 3, 1925 — July 29, 2016

Betty E. Charles, 90 Betty E. Charles of Cedarburg passed away peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2016, at Lasata Care Center at the age of 90 years.

Betty was born in Utica, N.Y., on Sept. 3, 1925, to the late Russell and Gladys (nee Phelps) Lawson.

Betty was a longtime active member at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, was a founding member of the Cedarburg Junior Woman’s Club, a Girl Scout leader in Cedarburg and was an avid bowler at the Cedars Lanes and loved to play bridge with her bridge club. Betty’s greatest love was spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Robert of Grafton; children, Mary Ellen Backes of Cedarburg and Patti (Tom) Krebs of West Bend; grandchildren, Rebecca (Jarrod) Fauver of Washington, Tiffany (Dan) Bando of Illinois, Adam Krebs of West Bend, Ben (Sarah) Krebs of Germantown and Meghan (Jonathan) Russell of Tennessee; and great-grandchildren, Abel, Johanna, Aiden, Landen, Caden and Sawyer. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m. at St. Francis Borgia North Catholic Church, 1375 Covered Bridge Road, Cedarburg. Family will receive friends at the church on Monday from 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association appreciated.

The family would like to thank the staff at Lasata Care Center and Dr. Kevin Goniu at Cedar Mills Medical Group for their dedication, care and kindness to our wife and mother while she resided there.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory assisted the family with arrangements.