Mary E. “Bette” Balthazar, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky, on August 30, 1926, daughter of the late Lawrence and Florence (Nee: Livingston) Wheatley.
Survivors include her children, Linda Metz, Jill Dahl (Jim Bednarek), Randy (Debra) Balthazar, Kim Butchko, Brian Balthazar; grandchildren, Ken Metz, Tim Metz (Kati McKim), Tammy Westberg, Dan (Margaret) Westberg, Connie Friedrich, Holly Thompson, Jarrid Willoughby, Jana Martino, Jordan Butchko, Cora Balthazar, Erin Balthazar; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bernice Bolton, Marian Ludwig, Barbara Lemere; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home with AIM Janice Navarro officiating. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until time of service at 5:30 p.m.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888