Betty Jean Skees(1935 - 2012)

Skees, Betty Jean

Betty Jean Skees, 77, of Sturgeon Bay, WI, passed away early Saturday morning (October 27, 2012) at Golden Living Center-Dorchester.

She was born in Sturgeon Bay on September 6, 1935, the daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy (May) King. Betty graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School in 1953. Later, she worked for Hatco as an assembler.

Betty loved cats and had quite a collection of cat memorabilia.

She will be dearly missed by her three sons, Mark Skees of Manitowoc, WI, Scott Skees of Kalamazoo, MI, and Todd Skees of Atlanta, GA; one brother, Robert (Janice) King of Sturgeon Bay, WI; and other relatives and friends.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Huehns Funeral Home in Sturgeon Bay with Rev. Reeder Herrick officiating. There wil be visitation at Huehns Funeral Home from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made in her name to AsceraCare Hospice or Unity Hospice.

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Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Nov. 3, 2012