(nee Ziegler) of Brookfield, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2013, at the age of 97. Beloved wife of the late W.H. Quirmbach of Brookfield. Warm hearted mother of Herman C. (partner Leigh Tesfatsion) of Ames, IA; William P. (Rhonda) of Wauwatosa and Charles (Ana Maria Guzman) of Wauwatosa. Proud grandmother of Marlena (Colin) Holden, Jeffrey and Elizabeth Y.; and great-grandmother of Cora Holden. Sister of Barbara (Steve) Aranyi. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by sisters Rosemary (the late Roy O.) Warren and Phyllis (Bruce) Harlan.
Betty was born on Feb. 21, 1916, in Saginaw MI to Charles M. and Grace B. (nee Eames) Ziegler. Charles was the Michigan State Highway Commissioner from 1943 to 1957. Betty graduated with a Bachelorís Degree from Michigan State University in 1937 and later attended Simmons College.
Visitation will be held at the Congregational Home Chapel (13900 W. Burleigh Rd., Brookfield) on Saturday, July 13, 2013, from 2pm until the Memorial Service at 3pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Michigan State University appreciated.