Betty Shores

Published On: Nov 29 2012 06:01:54 AM CST

MADISON-Betty Shores, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, peacefully with her family by her side at Agrace HospiceCare. She was born on May 16, 1926, in Fenwood, the daughter of Emil and Anna Schroeder. Betty married Roy Shores in Tomahawk on July 17, 1948. They moved to Madison in 1953, where she was a loving wife and mother to her five children. She worked part-time at Ben Franklin and Arlans. She later worked at Colonial Manor Nursing Home from 1979 until 1987. After retiring, she volunteered at Bethesda Thrift Store for many years. She had been a member of Monona Lutheran Church since 1963.

Betty is survived by her children, Marie Shores of Sun Prairie, Roger (Dolly) Shores of Salem, Utah, Patricia (Dan) Gallagher of Madison, Rocky (Robin) Shores of Madison; brother, Laurel Schroeder of Milwaukee; special niece, Mary Jo Bayer of Tomahawk; ten grandchildren, Angela (Chad) Redington, Amy (John) Quartuccio, Amber (Collin) Clark, Jason (Michelle) Gallagher, Pete Shores, James (Chris) Shores, Matt (Charlotte) Shores, Caleb (Brooke) Shores, Jared (Lindsey) Shores, and Tom (Allie) Gallagher; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy; son, Tom; sister, Millie; and brothers, Lafy and Bob.

Funeral services will be held at MONONA LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4411 Monona Drive, Madison, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monona Lutheran Church.

Memorials:
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Monona Lutheran Church.

Visitation:
Visitation will be held at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

Service:
Funeral services will be held at MONONA LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4411 Monona Drive, Madison, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.