June 23, 2019 – West Bend, WI – Bette J. Larson (nee Berres) passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2019 at New Perspectives Senior Living. She was born to Frances and Verena Berres on November 4, 1938. Bette attended St. Mary’s Springs Academy in Fond du Lac. She worked for over 20 years at her Dad’s furniture store, Berres Furniture in West Bend, then going on to work part time for Equipment Rentals. Bette was a devout Catholic and loved puzzles, reading, and the Packers.
Bette is survived by her children Mark (Luann) Larson, Diane (Steven) Lehnerz, Charles (Christi) Larson; Grandchildren Shannon, David (Bekah), Jennifer (Nathan); Great-grandchildren Dylan and Ava; and brother Tom (Joyce) Berres. Bette is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Bette was preceded in death by her parents and sister Marilyn.
There will be a Vigil for Bette on Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend). There will be a visitation held at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of service.
Bette’s family would like to give a special thank you to Heartland Hospice and the staff at New Perspectives for their loving care of their mother.