Obituary for Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Bloch (Parent)
ELIZABETH “BETTY” BLOCH, age 91 of Jefferson passed away Wednesday July 12, 2017 at her home in Jefferson. She was born on April 30, 1926 in Merrill, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Frank and Evelyn (Whitney) Parent. She married Nicholas Rome, he preceded her in 1970. She then married Kenneth Bloch and he preceded her in 1997.
Betty enjoyed raising her 4 boys and volunteering at church, and the Senior Center. She taught Sunday school and sang in the church choir during her high school years. She was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Jefferson. She will be deeply missed by her family. Sons Scott (Debra) Rome of Streamwood, IL, Steve (Barbara) Rome of Delafield, Todd (Lori) Rome of Watertown. Grandchildren Kyle (Sara) Rome, Kaila Rome, Korbin (Kimberly Pielmeier-Rome) Rome, Kelli (Noah) Middleton, Sarah Toshner, Ashley Rome and great grandchildren Emily and Sophia Rome and Adrianna and Tyler Middleton.
She further preceeded in death by her son Jeffrey Wenzel, Brothers William Parent, Sister Phyllis Flynn, Sally Gardner.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday July 15, 2017 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. David Zandt officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee. Visitation will be at the Church on Saturday from 12:30-2:00 p.m.
The family would like to express their thanks to the staff at Rainbow Hospice and would like memorials to be given to Rainbow Hospice in Betty’s name.
Visit www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or light a candle in her memory.