Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Fink

Elizabeth Fink, age 82, of Malone, Wis., formerly of Port Washington, passed away at her residence on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.  

She was born Feb. 22, 1938, in Strausburg, N.D., the daughter of Balzer and Beredina Gaffre Vetsch.  

On July 15, 1978, she married Carroll Fink at St. Peter of Alcantara Church in Port Washington.

Betty retired from Tecumseh Products Co. in Grafton. She was a former member of St. John XXIII Parish in Port Washington and a current member of St. John Catholic Church in Johnsburg.

In 2006, Betty and Carroll moved to their property in Malone, just a short distance from Lake Winnebago. Betty loved fishing, whether on Lake Michigan, the Missouri River in North Dakota or Lake Winnebago. She also liked to crochet and spend time visiting with her friends and family.

Her survivors include her husband Carroll; son Michael Kuntz; daughters Karen (Richard) Swatek and Roberta Ewig; stepson Mark Fink; stepdaughters Patricia (Dale) Capello and Janice Fink; and stepson-in-law Robert McLain.

She is further survived by four grandchildren, Chelsea, Marnie, Mandie and Tanya, and seven great-grandchildren with one on the way.  

She was preceded in death by daughter Debra Kuntz, stepson Gary Fink, stepdaughter Cynthia McLain, five brothers and five sisters.

A memorial Mass of Christian burial was held on Tuesday, March 17, at 6 p.m. at St. John XXIII Parish, St. Peter of Alcantara Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington, with Father Patrick Wendt presiding.  

Visitation took place at the church Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m.

If desired, memorials are suggested to St. John XXIII Parish.

Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington, is honored to be serving the family.

Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.




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