Bette Elaine Stoltz, of Antigo, died on January 18, 2023 at her home under the care of her family and LeRoyer Hospice. She was 79 years old. She was born on August 3, 1943 in Saginaw, Michigan, a daughter of Roy and Fern (Bunchew) Cole. She married Ronald Stoltz on April 13, 1968 in California. He preceded her in death on September 5, 2022.
Bette enjoyed trips to the Casino, gardening, baking, and watching the hummingbirds. She loved spending time with family, playing cards, and celebrating the holidays.
Survivors include four daughters, Fern Cole of Colorado, Irene Clarke of Montana, Ellen Day and Tina (William) Romero both of Antigo; a son, Ronald "Butch" (Special friend Cindy) Stoltz Jr. of Crandon; 12 grandchildren, Travis, Kristin, Gary, Eric, Dawn, Kathy, Lisa, Kenny, Jose, Melisa, Josie, and Wilferdo; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister Vernita Cole of Colorado; brother-in-law, LaVerne Stoltz and sister-in-law, Lucille Buchkowski both of Hatley.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Kendra; sister, Wanita "Babe"; brother, Eugene; brothers-in-law, Eugene Stoltz and Norman Buchkowski; and sister-in-law, Darlene Stoltz
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 3:00 pm at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
"Our family wants to reach out to you to let you know that we are sorry to hear of your Mother's passing so soon after your Dad. We have been remembering our times with your family. May God give each of you peace and comfort as you go through the next few days and those after. Please stay close to each other, that is more important than you realize. God bless each of you. Leon, Carol, Joe and Sandi Kaminski"
"She was an amazing person she will be missed ?"