Gokey, Elizabeth "Betty" (Lac Couret Oreilles)

Elizabeth "Betty" Gokey, age 75 of Reserve, Wisconsin passed away November 13 at St. Francis Nursing Home in Superior, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth Jane was born on October 9, 1932 in Hayward, Wisconsin the daughter of Charles and Christian (LaRock) Patrick. She married Gregory L. Gokey Sr. They would have celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on November 26, 2007.

Betty was employed as a cook at The Hanger Restaurant, The Belknap and The Saratoga. She was an active member of AMVETS and volunteered as an auxiliary lady.

She is survived by her husband Gregory L. Sr., children Gregory L. Jr. (Ann) Gokey, Diane (Doug) Allen, Dawn (Dave) Rask, Dennis (Cindy) Gokey, Dean (Jeanne) Gokey, Jeff (Angie) Gokey, Tina (Tom) Anderson, Lois Vnuk, Dan Gokey; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Richard (Sherrie) Patrick; sister Jan (Tom) Shuman; many nephews and nieces.

Betty was preceded in death by her son Charles Gokey, brother Neil Patrick and sister Shirley Nelson.

Mass of Christian Burial was held November 17 at St. Francis Solanus Indian Mission in Reserve. Burial followed in the St. Francis Cemetery.

 

 

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