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Elizabeth Steckbar


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Steckbar, Elizabeth "Betty" M.



Elizabeth "Betty" Maye Steckbar, 93 of Appleton, died Tuesday July 23, 2013 at Rennes Health and Rehabilitation. She was born December 7, 1919 in Antigo, WI, daughter of the late Harold and Marie (Peterson) Hameister. Betty married Leslie Steckbar in Chicago, Ill July 10, 1943. Leslie preceded her in death September 3, 2010.

Betty graduated from Antigo High School in 1937. She attended Teacher's Normal School, where she graduated in 1939. Betty taught 35 pupils in a one-room elementary school in Clintonville, WI, for three years. She worked at two war plants in Chicago, Ill; Aircraft and Diesel Corp, and Bendix Corp, during WWII from 1942-1945, manufacturing parts for aircraft and bombers. Betty also worked for Conrad Hilton while Leslie furthered his education after his military service was completed. Betty and Leslie moved to Appleton where she worked for the City of Appleton at the City Clerk's office from 1964 until her retirement in 1983. Betty was a member of First United Methodist Church, Appleton, where she also served as a member of the United Methodist Women for many years.

Betty is survived by her two daughters, Bonita Harsh, Sykesville, MD, and Denise (Wayne) Huberty, Greenville; three grandsons, William Harsh III, Chevy Chase, MD, Andrew Fusfeld, Appleton, WI, and Wayne(Rachel) Huberty, Baton Rouge, LA; one great-grandson, Wayne Huberty; one sister, LaVerne Moder, Appleton; one brother, Elsworth Hameister, King, WI; and three sisters-in-law, Angie Hameister, Wausau, Millie Golden, Neenah, and Maxine Hameister, DeForest, WI. She was further preceded in death by a sister, Jacqueline Kordick; and five brothers, Kenneth, Robert, Harry Jr, Norman, and Donald.

Funeral service will be 12:00 PM on Monday July 29, 2013 in the STAR OF HOPE MAUSOLEUM Chapel at HIGHLAND MEMORIAL PARK, 3131 N Richmond St, Appleton, with Dr. Doyle Blanton officiating. Visitation will be at the Mausoleum Chapel on Monday from 11:30 AM until the time of service.

Betty's family would like to give a special thank you to the entire team at Rennes Health and Rehabilitation, for the wonderful care and compassion she received during her two year stay.

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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on July 25, 2013
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