Betty M. Benzschawel

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1 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I would like to express my sympathy to Betty's husband, Jerry. I know this must be a huge loss for you and your family. I recall Betty from our...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Luann Dreifuerst - Milwaukee, WI

“My deepest sympathies to everyone. I'm so sorry to hear of Bettys passing, you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Palmer

“Jerry - we send our very deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of Betty. She was always such a pleasant lady to be around. We'll...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Eiring - Saint Cloud, WI

“To Jerry and his family, sorry about the passing of your mother. We will be thinking of you all. Lee and Barb Gumm ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Jerry, I was Irene's friend, and she brought me to your house so many years ago. We always had a good time. She thought the world of her sister and...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Marlene Kumbalek - WI

“Our hearts go out to everyone. You are all in our thoughts, prayers, and hearts. The memories of her will forever in the hearts and minds of...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Sue and Dan

“Rest In Peace Grandma. We love you! ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Pete, Jenny, Demetri and Elly Matarangas

“The Plankj family is sends our sympathy and prayrers to all of you at this difficult time. I personally am so happy to have known this very sweet...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Bob and Dot Plank - McHenty,, IL

“What a wonderful aunt! Jerry and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jeff Heimerman - Washington, DC

“We will always remember her beautiful smile and loving personality. Our sympathies to Jerry and her family. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Tom and Sue (Benzschawel) Hirsch - FL

“Jerry so sorry to hear of Betty's death -- You just have to try and think of all the good things in the past. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Jude Schmidt - Marengo, IL

“Jerry, You are in our prayersDick and Vivian Elmergreem ”
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Betty M. Benzschawel, age 85, of Wonder Lake, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born in Sheboygan, WI, on November 17, 1931 to Erich and Clara (Mueller) Schulz. On May 2, 1953, Betty married the love of her life, Gerald "Jerry" Benzschawel, at Holy Name Catholic Church in Sheboygan. Formerly of St. Charles, Betty has resided in Wonder Lake for the past 20 years. She was a devoted homemaker the majority of her life, who always put her family first. Betty also enjoyed playing piano, watching sports, and doing crossword puzzles. Betty is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Jerry; four children, Lynn (Timothy) O'Toole, Michael Benzschawel, Sonia (Steve) Hertogs, and Mark Benzschawel; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret (the late Marvin) Hemb; and her brother, Raymond (Ginny) Schulz. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her infant son Robert, her brother Ralph Schulz, and her sister, Irene (the late Jim) Sprenger.. Services are private for the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, Betty's family suggests memorials to Christ the King Church, Columbarium Fund, 5006 East Wonder Lake Road, Wonder Lake, IL, 60097. Arrangements were entrusted to Justen's Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, IL 60097. For information , please call the funeral home at 815-728-0233, or visit, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.

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