Myrtle Beresh, 96, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at her home in Delavan, Wis.
She was born in Illinois to Gustaf and Anna Katherine (Madsen) Persson.
On Aug. 21, 1953, she married Alexander L. Beresh.
She was member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Delavan, and a longtime waitress at Jess’s Restaurant in Delavan.
Survivors include a son, Donald (Sharon) Beresh, Cincinnati; a daughter, Betty (Dr. Robert) Riedner, Waukesha, Wis.; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred (Bill) Luallen and Esther Wienke, both of Woodstock; nieces; nephews; in-laws; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in January 1990; a son, Lawrence; two brothers; a sister; and in-laws.
The funeral was Sept. 14 at the Chapel at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva, Wis. The Rev. Robert P. Rickman officiated. Burial followed at Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Memorials can be sent to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 416 W. Geneva St., Delavan, WI 53115.
Arrangements were made by Monroe Funeral Home, Delavan.