Betty Jean Adelman
Jean Adelman, 91, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at the Fond du
Lac Lutheran Home, with family at her side.
Betty was born in Fond du Lac on November 8, 1922, a daughter of Leon
and May (Doll) Dolan. On October 26,
1949 she married Joseph P. Adelman.
was a graduate of St. Joseph Grade School and the Fond du Lac Senior High
School. She was a member of St. Joseph
Catholic Church, St. Patrick Church and Presentation Parish, North Fond du
Lac. Betty belonged to the Daughters of
Isabella and was formerly a volunteer for the Loaves and Fishes meal
program. She was a woman of great faith.
was employed for many years as secretary for Shillings Service. She loved her family and had a special love
for her grandchildren. Betty enjoyed
listening to country music and spending time in the outdoors.
is survived by four sons, Joseph (Shirley) of Suamico, Michael of Fond du Lac,
Mark (Joyce) of Fond du Lac and James (Sandi) of Franklin; three daughters,
Mary (Tom) Thuerwachter of Fond du Lac, Patricia Adelman of Green Bay and
Elizabeth (Paul) Bergman of Fond du Lac; three sisters, Marjorie Ilk, Patricia Gratzke and Nancy (William)
Binner; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; special friend, Lorraine
Stollfuss; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Betty in death are her parents; husband, Joseph; sister, Mary Sonnentag;
brother, Lee Dolan; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Visitation: The family will receive relatives and friends
on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 9:00 AM until 10:45 AM at Presentation
Catholic Church, 701 Michigan Avenue, North Fond du Lac. Fr. Edward Sippel, classmate of Betty, will
Service: At 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 17, at
Presentation Catholic Church, a Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated. Burial of the cremated
remains will be at Calvary Cemetery.
in Betty’s name may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the local
St. Vincent de Paul Society.
family is especially grateful to the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home 3rd
floor staff and Agnesian Hospice west side team for their excellent care given
to Betty and all the family.
Funeral Home and Crematory of Fond du Lac is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com