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Louis J. Betzwieser

January 25, 1943 - January 8, 2019

Passed away peacefully on January 8, 2019, at the age of 75. Louis is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary Jean (Nee McComb), sons Greg (Kamra), Adam (Kristi), Jeffrey (Ivey), and daughter Julia (Matthew) Romero; grandchildren Kyle, Ellie, Madelyn and Mila, his sister Lois Gleason, brother-in-law Dennis (Sue) …read more

Passed away peacefully on January 8, 2019, at the age of 75. Louis is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary Jean (Nee McComb), sons Greg (Kamra), Adam (Kristi), Jeffrey (Ivey), and daughter Julia (Matthew) Romero; grandchildren Kyle, Ellie, Madelyn and Mila, his sister Lois Gleason, brother-in-law Dennis (Sue) McComb, and many relatives and friends.

Lou was born on January 25, 1943 in Chicago to Louis and Viola (Nee Smith) Betzwieser. After his ’65 graduation from Regis College in Denver, Lou joined the Army, he was commissioned and stationed at Fort McCoy. For his service in Vietnam, Lt. Betzwieser was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Lou married Mary Jean McComb on December 21, 1968. They recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary. Lou and M J spent many summers boating and fishing on Whitefish Lake with their four children. Lou was a fan of Marquette basketball, the Chicago Cubs and a proud shareholder of the Green Bay Packers. Attending games at Lambeau Field was the highlight of the fall season.

Gathering will be held at Mother of Good Counsel Parish, 6924 West Lisbon Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. Memorial Mass at 12:00 Noon.

Louis was a man of strong faith and belief. He treated others with honesty, fairness and respect. He took every opportunity to be giving and kind. Throughout his life, Lou demonstrated an unending love for his family and Catholic faith.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation are appreciated.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church

Address:

6924 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53210

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Service Information

Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Church

Address:

6924 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53210

Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM

Cemetery Information

Holy Cross Cemetery

Address:

7301 West Nash Street
Milwaukee, WI 53216

Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation are appreciated.

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