Elizabeth “Bette” Zieske, 65, died Wednesday at Sherman Hospital in Elgin following a lengthy illness. A memorial gathering will be held at the home of her daughter, Dawn Rau, in Elgin from 2 to 6 pm Sunday.
Zieske was born August 30, 1946, in Chicago, the daughter of Herman “Jerry” and Mary (Dukelow) Schammert. She married Joseph A. Zieske on September 18, 1965 in Prospect Heights. She is survived by her husband and son, Bill, both of Huntley, daughter, Dawn, and grandsons, Corey, Jeffrey, Brandon & Brett. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ronald.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.