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Obituary of Betty Ann Matzinger
BETTY A. MATZINGER age 78 of Johnson Creek passed away Monday June 15, 2020 at her home. She was born on February 4, 1942 in Oconomowoc, WI to Clarence and Mabel (Tewes) Scheel. She grew up on her parents’ farm in Helenville and attended St. Peter’s Lutheran school in Helenville, and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1960. Betty enjoyed going to polka dances with her friends and met Norman at one of those dances. She enjoyed polka music, spending time with family and her grandchildren, talking with her friends on the phone, planning family gatherings, reading, word search puzzles, painting beautiful paint by numbers pictures, growing colorful flowers, baking, watching Hallmark movies, going for scenic car rides with family, going to New Glarus to celebrate anniversaries. She married C. Norman Matzinger on October 17, 1970 at St. Peter’s Lutheran church in Helenville. After their marriage they lived in Illinois, California, Hawaii, and Washington State while her husband Norman served in the United States Navy. They moved back to Wisconsin after he finished his service. She is a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Farmington.
Betty is survived by her husband C. Norman Matzinger of Johnson Creek, son Craig (Amy) Matzinger of Johnson Creek, daughter Cheryl (Jeff) Hatzung of Waukesha. Two grandchildren Michael and Lucas Matzinger of Johnson Creek, and brother Robert Scheel of Helenville.
She is preceded in death by her parents and Grandson Benjamin Hatzung.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday June 20, 2020 at the Schneider-Michaelis funeral home in Jefferson with the Rev. Charles Learman officiating, burial will follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Johnson Creek. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Saturday June 20, 2020 from 9:30-11:00.
Memorials in Bettys name may be given to the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church or to a Charity of Choice.
Schneider-Michaelis funeral home is assisting the family with arrangements,
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