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SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Betty J. Hoehn, 92, of Sheboygan died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

She was born in Chippewa Falls April 25, 1925, the daughter of Leonard and Delvina LeDuc Boudreau.

Betty attended local schools in the Chippewa Falls. She then relocated to California with her parents and was a teletype operator for both the Army and Navy. Betty was also a professional model as well. On June 22, 1946, she was united in marriage to Robert W. Hoehn in Bloomer. Betty and Bob “Blondie” were married for 54 years. Bob preceded her in death in October of 2000. Betty was a proud homemaker all her married life.

Betty most enjoyed being a mother and grandmother. She spent much of her time keeping a warm home, but also loved painting, upholstering and creating clothing for herself and her family. Betty also liked to cook special dishes as well. Later in life, she made occasional visits to Las Vegas, Nev. and local casinos.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra (Robert) Kelps, of Sheboygan; grandson, David B. Kelps, of Deforest, Wis.; brother-in-law, Herb Hoehn; sister-in-law, Janet (Ron) Buckli; aunt, Gladys Schmidt; and her cousins, Thomas Schmidt and Jeanne (Dave) Hancock. She was further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Herbert and Edna Hoehn; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Woodie and Pearl Hoehn, Pete and Squeak Hoehn, Tom Hoehn and Tootie Hoehn.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at The Church of Notre Dame, 117 Allen St., Chippewa Falls, Wis. 54729. Family and friends may gather at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday morning until the time of Mass at 11 a.m. Burial will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery in Eau Claire.

A heartfelt thank you is extended to Dr. Kerpe and Carrie, Dr. Matthews and Denise, special thanks to Melanie Arthur, Aric and Kris with St. Nicholas ICU and the staff at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice W2850 State Rd. 28, Sheboygan Falls, Wis. 53085.

The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

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