Betty Gramlich

Betty A. Gramlich, 80, of Lansing, passed on to be with her heavenly father Friday, August 15, 2014 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI.
Betty Ann, the daughter of Leo and Lydia (Meyer) Fink, was born April 21, 1934 in Lansing. Betty graduated from Lansing High School in 1953 and received training to be a reservation agent for American Airlines. After working for American Airlines for two years, she went to Hollywood Beach, FL and was a waitress in a high-end hotel. After her mother was diagnosed with a heart condition, Betty returned to Lansing to care for her. She started dating Curtis Gramlich and was united in marriage with him October 25, 1958 at the Federated Church in Lansing.  To this union, two children were born.  Betty then started working for Head Start as a teacher and Assistant Director. She retired after thirty years.
Betty was a member of the United Methodist Church in Lansing and was very active within the church family. She was the organist for the Lansing and New Albin churches, was the choir director for Lansing, and was very active with the United Methodist Women.
Betty loved to play the organ. She loved traveling and made trips to California, Texas, Minnesota, Wyoming, Wisconsin and Australia. She was a very good cook and she loved crafts.
Betty is survived by her husband, Curt, of Lansing; her daughter, Terry (Clyde) Trickey of Georgetown, TX; her son, Todd (Sandi) Gramlich of Hudson, WI; three grandchildren, Amber, Jared, and Elizabeth; two great-grandchildren, Taylar and Natalie; her sister, Jeanette Rhode of Caledonia, MN; and many loving and caring nieces and nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her great grandson, Reed; four brothers, Ray, Lester, Laverne, and Leland Fink; and three sisters, Ethel Fritz, Dorothy Foster, and Geneva Johnson.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 20 at the United Methodist Church in Lansing.  Rev. Kevin Smith will be the officiant.
Visitation was held 4 -7 p.m. Tuesday, August 19 at the Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing and one hour before services at the church.
A private family inurnment will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be left at www.graufuneralhomes.com.
 

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