Elizabeth M. Stuart
Elizabeth “Betty” Mary Stuart, 87, of Campbellsport died suddenly in a fatal car accident on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Campbellsport. Betty was born at home in Campbellsport on July 22, 1929, the daughter of Frank and Rose (Braun) Becker. She married Kenneth E. Stuart on December 29, 1956 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport.
Betty lived in Chicago during her nurses training and for several years, worked there as a neonatal nurse. She continued her career as a neonatal nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend until she and Ken adopted two sons; Mark Alan, in 1963 and James Oliver, in 1965. Betty also worked several other jobs in the late 1970’s and 1980’s including the Regal Ware Outlet store in Kewaskum and Meyer Ford-Mercury in Campbellsport. She was a life-long member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport and was involved in various activities there including Mission Sewing Circle. Betty enjoyed camping and fishing with late husband Ken, and was a very talented cook.
Betty suffered from severe diabetes most of her life but kept it managed amazingly well. She had a host of physical problems including going to kidney dialysis 3 days every week for the past few years, but she never complained. With her sound mind and constant positive attitude, many people never knew about the many physical challenges she continually faced being evidence of her strong faith in God.
Betty is survived by her sons Mark (Tracey) of Madison and James (Kim) of Kiel, her close friend Glenn Kippenhan, grandchildren Jonathan, William and Alicia, great grandchild Landyn, brother-in-law Tom Heldt, sisters-in-law Rita Stuart and Sandra (Royce) Fritz, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Stuart, and sisters Tess Heldt and Margaret (Syl) Wenzlaff.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, April 8th at 12:00 Noon at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 406 E. Main Street, Campbellsport.
Rev. Mark Jones will officiate and burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday, April 8th, at 10:00 AM until time of Mass.
Betty’s family would like to thank the Agnesian Dialysis Center and her doctors for the special care given these past few years.
In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to St. Matthew Catholic Church or the Agnesian Dialysis Center.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences are atwww.twohigfunerals.com.