Elizabeth “Betty” Teeters, 68, of Crystal Springs Drive in the Town of Fredonia died Thursday, March 18, 2010 at her residence.
She was born August 24, 1941 in Phillips, Wisconsin to John and Ruth Wanish Raap. She grew up in Ontonagon, MI and after graduation moved to Milwaukee. She married Gerald Teeters on October 24, 1964 at St. Rose of Lima Church in Milwaukee. They resided in Cedarburg for 11 years and moved to Fredonia in 1976.
Betty prided herself in being a loving wife and caring mother. Since the age of seven, she played piano and organ, using that talent to serve her Catholic parishes. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family, watching Packer games while cheering her favorite Brett Favre, swimming in her pool and going hunting. She loved to share games and puzzles with her grandchildren, making her house a home. She also enjoyed crafting and crocheting.
She is survived by her husband Gerald “Jerry” Teeters, her children Michael (Kim) Teeters of Mundelein, IL, Patrick (Janel) Teeters of Elkhart Lake, WI, Lori Buretz of Campbellsport, WI and Jodi (Jeff) Voigt of Kewaskum, WI. Further survived by grandchildren Nicole, Jacob and Brittney Teeters, Justin Zielicke, Lindsay Buretz, Danielle (Jed) Stier, Michael, Joey, Devon, Derek and McKayla Voigt; great grandchildren Cameron, McKenzie, Keegan and Logan, her pets Rascal, Coco, Brandy and Simba, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers William and Elmer Zwick and a grandson Anthony Zielicke.
Rev. Richard Fleischman will celebrate her Mass of Christian Burial 2 pm Tuesday, March 23 at Holy Rosary Parish, St. Rose Chapel, 315 Fredonia Avenue, Fredonia. Visitation 4-7 pm Monday at the Poole Funeral Home and 1-2 pm Tuesday at St. Rose Chapel, Fredonia. Interment Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend. Memorials appreciated.
A heartfelt special THANK YOU to the most incredible doctor and nurses- Dr. Eric Olafsson, nurses Rachel and Debbie and all the wonderful people of Heartland Hospice and St. Joseph’s Hospital that have been so kind.