Barbara "Bette" Rosenthal, 84, of Oconto, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013, at the Oconto Hospital. Barbara was born September 13, 1929, to the late Clarence and Barbara (Ganter) Newbury. She married Francis "Red" Rosenthal on August 28, 1948. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2001.
For over 30 years Barbara operated Royal Manor Boarding house. She volunteered for Commission on Aging for many years. She enjoyed golfing, bowling and bingo. Barbara was a member of the First American Lutheran Church, Oconto.
Barbara is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (James) Mondloch of Oconto; two sons: Rodney "Rusty" (Christine) Rosenthal of Texas; Greg Rosenthal of Land O Lakes; brother, Clarence Newbury of Peshtigo; four grandchildren: Steve (Christine) Scanlan, Jeffrey Scanlan, Melanie Huycke, Jennifer (Chris) Elwood; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph "Toby" Newbury; and sister-in-law, Helen Newbury.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Visitation will continue on Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Mary Zupansic officiating.
Burial will be at the Oconto Catholic Cemetery.  Online condolences may be expressed at
Special thanks to the wonderful people at Southern Care Hospice, for their care and compassion throughout mom's illness.  Also special thanks to Bellin Hospital of Oconto, to Dr. Heyka and the caring, compassionate staff who took care of mom until she passed away.