Betty L. Schleif, 84, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Watertown Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

Betty was born to Clarence and Adeline (Doschadis) Johnson on April 10, 1933. On Feb. 20, 1955, she married Roger Schleif at Zion Episcopal Church in Oconomowoc. Betty was an avid bowler, a member of the 600 Club, loved to play bingo, boating on the Rock River, followed NASCAR and other sporting events. After graduating from Oconomowoc High School and raising her family, she worked at BASO in Watertown and Trek in Oconomowoc.

Betty is survived by son Patric of Watertown, grandson Tanner Keeser, great-granddaughter Tahlia Keeser, sisters Virginia Johnson of Oconomowoc and Beverly Ryan of Pewaukee, daughter-in-law Cherryl Schleif of Watertown. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Betty's wishes are that no services be held. Final resting place will be in Summit Cemetery in Oconomowoc.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home is caring for the family. Online condolences may be made at

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home

213 S. Fifth St. Watertown