Elizabeth “Betty” Rose Elbert, 94, of Washington, passed away on August 3, 2020. Mrs. Elbert, daughter of the late Louis C. Peters and his wife Rosa NEE Ballmann, was born January 17, 1926 in Leslie. She received her education from St. Ignatius School. On May 21, 1949, she was united in marriage to Ralph G. Elbert. Elizabeth “Betty” was employed as a seamstress for Deb Shoe Co. and Hazel for many years. She was a member of St. Francis Borgia Church.
Mrs. Elbert was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph G. Elbert; son, John Elbert; siblings, Edward Peters, Bernard Peters, Mildred Westhoff, a brother in early childhood; son-in-law, Butch Wessel and great-grandson, Kyle Elbert.
Among her survivors are her daughter Joan Wessel of Dutzow; son, Dan Elbert and wife Lori of Washington; daughter-in-law, Karen Elbert of Washington; grandchildren, Jody Croghan and husband Ivan, Corey Elbert and wife Megan, Craig Elbert and wife Jennifer, Amy Wessel, Jessica Law and husband David, Sara Wessel, Samantha Smith and husband Ivan, Cindy Irwin and husband Brandon, and Aaron Elbert; great-grandchildren, Morgan, MacKenzie, Michael, Haylie, Andrew, Chace, Carson, Madelyn, Ava, Josie, and Lucas; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 4-8 P.M. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, with a Mass of Christian Burial starting at 10 A.M. on Friday, August 7, 2020 at St. Francis Borgia Church. Interment will be in the St. Francis Borgia Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the St. Francis Borgia Church or the St. Francis Borgia Food Pantry.