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 Elizabeth J. “Betty” <I>Greenwood</I> Altendorf

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Elizabeth J. “Betty” Greenwood Altendorf

  • Birth 14 Nov 1927 Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 6 Nov 2007 Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 61726519

Elizabeth J. "Betty" Altendorf, 79, formerly of Roger Street, Port Washington, died Tuesday, November 6, 2007, at Wisconsin Lutheran Care Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She as born November 14, 1927, to Porter and Charlotte Maluge Greenwood in Marshfield, Wisconsin. She studied music at Ripon College. On August 20, 1949, she married Richard "Dick" Altendorf of Port Washington at the First Methodist Church in Marshfield, Wisconsin. They raised a family on Rogers Street. He preceded her in death on June 1, 2006.

Betty was the former church organist for Friedens Evangelical Church for over 20 years and a long time member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She lived in Mequon Care Center for many years and was a resident of the Wisconsin Lutheran Care Center in Milwaukee for the last three years.

She is survived by her children, Alan (Theresa) Altendorf of CA, Jon (Gail) Altendorf of Cudahy, Barry (Sue) of Port Washington, Mark (Laurie) Altendorf of Nekoosa WI and Roger (Wendy) Altendorf of Raleigh,NC.

Further survived by grandchildren, Amber (Andrew) Schmidt and Jason (Danielle) and Charles Julian "CJ" Altendorf; great grandchildren: Bryson and Madison Altendorf, Massie and Aiden Schmidt, sister Charlotte (Maurice) Hamm of Ridge Crest,CA, Mary Lou (Eugene) Kohl of Ramona,CA, Grace (Michael) Michaelsen of Lake Wells, FL and Ruth (Charles) Wagner of Algoma WI; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

A heartfelt thank you to Wisconsin Lutheran Care Center and her caregiver Sue.

Pastor Mark Voll of Friedens Evangelical Church will officiate services at 5 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2007, at the funeral home. Interment Union Cemetery, Port Washington. Visitation 2-5 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial appreciated.

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  • Created by: Glenn & Kathy
  • Added: 16 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61726519
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth J. “Betty” Greenwood Altendorf (14 Nov 1927–6 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61726519, citing Union Cemetery, Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Glenn & Kathy (contributor 46987598) .