Mary R. Beatty, age 84, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014, at Appleton Medical Center with her family by her side. She was born on December 20, 1929, in Menasha, the daughter of the late Elias and Mary (Ertl) Laus. Mary graduated from St. Mary High School in Menasha. On October 4, 1952, she married Robert Beatty at St. Mary Catholic Church Menasha. Their marriage was blessed with three children.
Mary is survived by her children: LyAnn Beatty of Appleton, David (Debbie) Beatty of Appleton and Theresa Beatty of Combined Locks; three grandchildren: Lisa (Steve) Van Domelen of Neenah, Ashlee Mereness of Kaukauna and Christopher Mereness of Kaukauna; two step-grandchildren: Amanda and Adrian Oleson; two great-grandchildren: Mason and Brooklyn Van Domelen; and three step-great-grandchildren: Anna, Jaela and Latesha. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert who passed away on April 3, 1998, two sisters: Helen and Doris Ann (Don) Ehlers, one sister-in-law, Lucille (Robert) Kettenhofen and brother-in-law, Raymond "Gene" (Janet) Beatty.
Funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Martens-Laemmrich Funeral Home, 312 Milwaukee Street, Menasha. Friends and family may visit at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. Internment will take place at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Town of Menasha.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses on 8th floor Appleton Medical Center, and especially Dr. Turks, for all their wonderful care and compassion that was given to our mother during her stay. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Feb. 2 to Feb. 4, 2014