Elizabeth Rathbun, 94, of Waupun, died Wednesday, February
4, 2015 at Marvin’s Manor in Waupun.
Arthur and Alma Learned. She graduated from
1941. She also attended
worked as a staff nurse at Wisconsin General in
and at Highland Park General in
She met Milton Rathbun in
in 1947. In 1952 they moved to Waupun where she worked as a private duty nurse,
and later as an office nurse and retired in 1982. Following retirement she and
Milton traveled extensively in the
Elizabeth is survived by a
step-son, Charles Rathbun of Nebraska; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Rathbun of Idaho;
a son, Richard Rathbun of Madison; two daughters: Tori (Terry) Beske of Waupun
and Lisa (David) Mischler of Waupun; five granddaughters: Kristen (Brian)
Binyon, Tara (Jonathan) Meester, Kayla (Joshua) Gierach, Hailey Mischler, and Callie
Mischler; a grandson, Darin (Libby) Beske; two great-grandsons, Benjamin and
Jayce; a great-granddaughter, Abigail; sisters-in-law, Muriel Mercer and
Marietta Rathbun; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Milton in 1996; her parents; a sister, Irene Christiansen; a
niece, Kayla Christiansen; and brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law.
Family graveside services
will be held later in the Spring.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of
Waupun and staff are serving the family.
Please visit our website at www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further
information and to send condolences.