Beatrice A. Visser, 97, of Sheboygan Falls, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 28, 2014, at Pine Haven Christian Home.

Beatrice was born April 30, 1917, Saskatchewan, Canada, daughter of Lewis and Mae (Adams) Morken. She was a 1934 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School.

On Sept. 1, 1939, Beatrice married Robert Visser in Sheboygan Falls. Robert passed away June 1, 1969.

Beatrice was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, where she was the choir director.

She enjoyed her bridge club, bowling, and fishing, and was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Green Bay Packers. Beatrice will be remembered as Mrs. Bob’s lunch. She was the co-author of the Sheboygan Falls High School fight song.

Beatrice is survived by four daughters, Sara (Robert) Lammers of Oostburg, Norma Anderson of Appleton, Linda (Charles) Thurber of Sheboygan Falls, and Betty Zimmerman of Sheboygan Falls; eight grandchildren, Teri (Scott) Hittman, Bryon (Noelle) Lammers, James (Angela) Lammers, Ben Anderson, Abby Anderson, Bob (Summer) Lawrence, Kyle Thurber and Steve Thurber; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Bud Visser of Menomonee Falls; and nephew, Ron Morken. Beatrice is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Robert; her parents; one brother, Howard (Gladys) Morken; two brothers-in-law, Ray Visser and Harold Visser; one sister-in-law, Bernice Lemke; and niece, Pam Morken.

A memorial service to celebrate Beatrice’s life was held Tuesday evening, Sept. 9, at Faith United Methodist Church in Sheboygan Falls with the Rev. Susan Safford-Gaul officiating. A private family burial service took place at Sheboygan Falls Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established in Beatrice’s name for Faith United Methodist Church and Pine Haven Christian Home.

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The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home of Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting Beatrice’s family with arrangements.

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