Betty Lou Hafemann, 90
Betty Lou Hafemann, age 90 of Wittenberg, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at her home under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice, Antigo.
She was born on August 25, 1928 in Indiana, daughter of the late Leslie and Ella May (Roberts) Wesco.
Betty Lou was a homemaker and a loving mother to her seven children. She also was a den mother to the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts in Birnamwood. She was as member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wittenberg and was a part of the Ladies Aid group there. She enjoyed making cakes, and even made all of her children’s wedding cakes.
Survivors include her four children, John W. (Renee) Smith of Wittenberg, Rita Kuik of Pulaski, Timothy (Angie) Briggs of Merrill and Terry (Karolyn) Briggs of Birnamwood; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and one sister, June Kreigel of Oshkosh.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Wilson Smith, Melvin Briggs and Warren Hafemann, three children, Ralph Smith, Jody Smith and Tom Briggs and four siblings.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home in Birnamwood. Rev. Matthew Christians will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood. Visitation will be on Friday from 9:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.