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Elizabeth M. Witkowski

December 16, 1934 December 15, 2018
Elizabeth M. Witkowski
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Obituary for Elizabeth M. Witkowski

Elizabeth M. Witkowski, 83, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Hospice Home of Hope with family by her side.

She was born on December 16, 1934 to the late Norbert Carl and Elise (DuFrane) Cleveland in Fond du Lac.Betty married Clarence Witkowski on July 30, 1955 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Fond du Lac. He preceded her in death in April 1985.

She attended Moraine Park, later in life, to receive an Associate’s Degree for Dietary Food Service. Betty was a Girl Scout leader and was a co-Pac leader for cub scouts. She was a member of St. Ann Society. Betty was a devoted friend, sister, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She never knew a stranger. She enjoyed card playing, bowling and every Saturday her mother and uncle came over to play cards. As Betty grew up, she always helped her mother and father, she was a good daughter.

Betty is survived by six children, SK Robert Joseph, Mary Fernandez, Norbert (Brenda), Jean (Bill) Neal, John Joseph and Susan Witkowski; six grandchildren, Josh, Beth, Jenny, Jessica, Jeremy and Alex and three great granddaughters, Paige, Izzy and Ashlyn. She is further survived by her sister, Jean Matlack and brother, David (Betty) Cleveland; seven sisters-in-law, Gladys Witkowski, Dorothy Witkowski, Mary Heiling, Rita Witkowski, Donna (Harold) Smith, Joyce (Jean) Witkowski and Mary Witkowski; numerous nephews and nieces, life-long friend, Elaine Lefeber and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one infant child, two grandsons, Jason Robert and Cody John; siblings, Elise (Leigh) Lindow, Carl (Bernice) Cleveland, Catherine (Randy) Norenberg, her twin, Robert Cleveland; brothers-in-law, Pete Matlack, Steve (Bernice) Witkowski, Carl (Norma) Witkowski, Ted (Charlotte) Witkowski, Leo (Eileen) Witkowski, Joseph Witkowski, Larry (Arlene) Witkowski, Lyle Heiling; other relatives and friends.

VISITATION: The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 9:00 to 10:30 AM at ZACHERL FUNERAL HOME, 875 E. Division Street in Fond du Lac.

SERVICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held following visitation at 11:00 AM at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 271 4th Street Way in Fond du Lac. Burial will take place in the St. Charles Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

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9:00 AM 12/20/2018 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
Zacherl Funeral Home

875 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Zacherl Funeral Home
875 E. Division Street Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States





11:00 AM 12/20/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:50 AM 12/20/2018 11:50:00 AM
Holy Family Church

271 4th Street Way
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54937

Holy Family Church
271 4th Street Way Fond du Lac 54937 Wisconsin
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Charles Cemetery Final Resting Place

W4287 Golf Course Road
Fond du Lac, WI 54937

W4287 Golf Course Road Fond du Lac 54937 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Directed to Family


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