Elizabeth Ann Walch
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Walch, age 95 years of Wisconsin Dells died on Friday, August 17, 2012 at the St. Clare Meadows in Baraboo. She was born on July 9, 1917 in Stevens Point, WI to Erwin and Mary (Wilson) Schwahn.
Betty grew up in Stevens Point where she graduated from high school and UW Stevens Point. She was united in marriage to Andrew “Jim” Walch on June 21, 1941; he preceded her in death on June 22, 1977. Betty was a homemaker, a school teacher and a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Wisconsin Dells. She also belonged to the Bridge Club, Sunday School Teacher, Women’s Bible Study, Church Elder, Tuesday Club, Eastern Star and the Golf Club at Dell View.
Survivors include 3 children – Jay (Mary Hartman) Walch of Wisconsin Dells, Charlotte (Bryce) Walch Davies of Portage and Peggy (Paul) Daniels of Springfield, VA; 5 grandchildren – Tim, Shannon, Travis, Jimmy and Tanner; and 5 great grandchildren – Michael, Christina, Sonya, Andre and Devon. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, sister – Ruth Bartz and two brothers – Wilson and Richard.
A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the United Presbyterian Church, Wisconsin Dells with Rev. Steven Keller officiating. Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 9:30 Am until 11 AM. Memorials may be made to the United Presbyterian Church or the Kilbourn Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
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