Obit: Betz, Della (1881 - 1955)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Betz, Litzen, Schiller, Spaete,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) January 20, 1955
Betz, Della (30 March 1881 - 17 January
Mrs. William (Della) Betz, age 73, of Rice lake,
Wis., died Monday, January 17, 1955, at St. Joseph’s Hospital
in Rice Lake. Cause of death was a heart
body, in charge of the Bergemann Funeral Home was brought to
Neillsville, where services were held Thursday morning January 20,
from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rev. Fr. Joseph
Maciulaitis, assistant pastor, officiated. Burial was in the
Mrs. Betz was born March 30, 1881, at Glenwood
City, Wis., to Jacob and Margaret (Litzen) Schiller. When a small
child she came with her parents to Neillsville, where she received
her education. Mrs. Betz was employed in the Balch and Heath
Clothing store until her marriage to William Betz on October 12,
1905, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville.
They made their home in Neillsville, where her husband worked as a
butcher. Following the death of her husband in 1937 she made
her home with her two daughters in Rice Lake.
Surviving her are the following children: John of Neillsville; Frank of Janesville; Mrs. Paul (Helen) Spaete, Rice Lake; Mrs. Magnus (Rose) Henrich, also of Rice Lake.
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