Betty Covelli

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Betty B. Covelli

1941 - 2018

Betty B. Covelli, 77, of Kenosha, died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at her home.

Born in Kenosha on May 1, 1941, she was the daughter of the late John and Bertha Mae (Harper) Wermske. She was a graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School.

On Sept. 5, 1959, at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, she was united in marriage to Eugene J. Covelli, Sr. They were blessed with three children and 57 years of marriage. Sadly, Eugene preceded her in death on March 11, 2017.

She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Betty loved being a homemaker and she devoted her life to her family. She enjoyed watching Jeopardy, fishing, gardening and taking great pride in her beautiful and meticulous yard.

She is survived by her loving children, Eugene Covelli, Jr., Theresa (Steve) Swisher and Tammy Covelli; her eight grandchildren, Joshua (Gretchen) Covelli, Jacob Swisher, Bethany Swisher, Zachary Swisher, Nicholas Koslica, Eugene Covelli, III, Ashley McCumber and Cecelia McCumber and ten great grandchildren, Nadia, Nico, Nash, Caleb, Atali, Aubrei, Gianna, Jayden, Jeremiah and Brielle.

Betty is further survived by her brother, John (Donna) Wermske; two sisters, Linda (Don) Wright and Gertrude (Ted) Gianakos; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Wermske; and two sisters, Wilma Monnot and Donna Coleman.

Funeral Services honoring Betty's life will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at 7 p.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home. Entombment will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. in All Saints Mausoleum. A visitation for Betty will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to the family would be appreciated.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home

& Cremation Services

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Published online at on Sept. 16, 2018