Betty Jane Saffran

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Betty Jane Saffran, 89, of East Troy, passed away surrounded by her family on Jan. 14, 2018. She was born in Hayes to William and Clara Strehlow. She married her husband of 66 years, Norman J. Saffran, on March 31, 1951. They were longtime East Troy residents. Betty worked in the lunch program for the East Troy School District for 22 years, and she was a member of St. James United Methodist Church. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spending time at their cabin up north. Betty’s kind and gentle ways will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to Dr. Shepherdson and Lonnie for the wonderful care and comfort shown to Betty. Also, a special thank you to Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care and Lynn for all their wonderful care.

Betty is survived by her loving husband, Norman; her children, Kenneth, Dawn (Richard) Zur, Terry (Tom Barham), and Sandra (Bruce) Hansen; grandchildren Angela (Joey) Keeran, Richard (Amanda) Zur, Kenneth (Catherine) Hansen, Aaron Hansen, Kristie Hansen, and Sara (Steve) Shearier; great-grandchildren, Zachary Zur, Mason Zur and Isaak Hansen; brothers and sisters Fern Cramer, Marvin (Clara) Strehlow, Curtis (Audrey) Strehlow, Fay (Tom) Stache; in-laws Richard and Joann Saffran, and Lloyd and Doris Saffran; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters, Lewyllen Strehlow, Gaylord Strehlow, Roland Strehlow, Beulah Lazansky and Kay Dhein; and in-laws, Herman and Margaret Saffran.

Funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at St. James United Methodist Church, East Troy.

Legacy Funeral Services had the honor of serving the family.

Legacy Funeral Services, 262-642-5057, 2974 Main St., East Troy, WI 53120