Betty Jane Hadler, of Manitowoc, WI formerly of Port Washington, WI, age 96, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Holy Family Memorial Hospital in Manitowoc, WI after a brief illness.
She was born July 29, 1924 in Milwaukee, WI to Louis and Herma Matter Hauswirth. She grew up in Port Washington, WI and graduated from Port Washington High School. On June 7, 1947 Betty married Warren W. “Dick” Hadler of Grafton, WI at Friedens Church in Port Washington, WI. They lived on Oakland Avenue in Port Washington for many years and in 2003 moved to Belgium. Dick preceded her in death on September 7, 2004. Most recently she lived in Manitowoc.
Betty was involved with the Manitou Council of the Girl Scouts when her daughters were young. She also loved golfing with the Hawthorne Honeys and playing bridge. Most of all Betty loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and friends.
She is survived by her daughters Wendy (Joe) Misuraco of Manitowoc, WI and Amy (Gary) Maechtle of Crivitiz, WI; 7 grandchildren Cara (Trent) Reeve, Leah (Robert) Meyer, Christopher Maechtle, Micca (Craig) Raine, Brad (Heather) Dieringer, Megan Leach and Ryan (Keri) Dieringer. Betty is further survived by 22 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Ernie Hadler of Waubeka, WI, sister-in-law Dorothy Thompson of Grafton, WI, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband Dick Hadler and son Warren A. Hadler.
Memorial services will be held 11:30 AM, Saturday, July 17, 2021 at the Poole Funeral Home, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Interment at Zur Ruhe Cemetery, Cedarburg, WI. Visitation from 10:30-11:30 AM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.