Elizabeth "Betty" Jane Frank
March 2, 1940 - July 24, 2011
Elizabeth J. "Betty" Frank age 71 of Lily Lake, WI passed away Sunday July 24, 2011 surrounded by her family at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn, WI.
The former Elizabeth Jane Smith was born on March 2, 1940 in Burlington, WI the daughter of the late Earl and Evelyn Kersting Smith. On January 5, 1959 in Kenosha, WI, she was united in marriage to Richard J. Frank. They met at the Wilmot High School dance after a basketball game, and have been together ever since.
Betty spent 2 years at Fox River School, attended Holy Name Grade School and graduated from Wilmot High School. She attended Beauty School in Milwaukee. She was part owner of the Sugar and Spice Beauty Salon in Silver Lake, WI. She also worked as a cook for the Wilmot Stage Stop and Frank and Mary's in Twin Lakes. She worked in many beauty salons in Burlington, Kenosha and Twin Lakes. After retiring, she loved time spent with her grandchildren, family and friends.
She enjoyed and owned many greyhound dogs, loved her grandchildren and Elvis. She collected teddy bears.
Betty is survived by: Her Husband-Richard; 2 sons-Ralph (Susan) of Burlington, WI, Jeff of Washington, DC and 1 daughter-Jill Wagner of Burlington, WI; 5 grandchildren-Holli, Alex, Chaz, Michael and Anna
2 gr. Grandchildren-Lilly and Alex and 1 sister-Eva (Bill) Baker of Burlington, WI.
Memorial services will be held at 7:00PM Thursday July 28, 2011 at the Haase-Derrick-Lockwood Funeral Homes and Crematory in Twin Lakes with Deacon Stan Lowe officiating. The Frank Family will receive friends from 5:00PM until the time of services.
To laugh often and much...to find the best in others..to
know even one life has breathed a little easier because
you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Ralph Waldo Emerson