Betty Lou Mathys, 82Betty Lou Mathys died peacefully at her home on Jan. 7.
Betty Lou Mathys died peacefully at her home on Jan. 7.
She was born in rural River Falls, Wis., on July 21, 1930, the daughter of Frank and Delia Moelter. She attended the Glover Station School in St. Croix County. On April 25, 1953, she was united in marriage to C. Edward Mathys, and they made their home in Hudson, Wis., where she stayed home and raised her three sons. In later years, she worked at a childcare center in Hudson. She was employed there until 1986 when Ed retired. They moved to a home on Blake Lake in Polk County, Wis.
Betty was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amery and a member of the Balsam Lake Ladies Auxiliary. She loved to fish, sew, and garden, and was an excellent cook. Betty also loved to make crafts and made many lawn ornaments for her family and friends.
Betty Lou was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Frank.
She is survived by her husband, C. Edward, and her children, Karl (Marie) Mathys, Ernie (Sandy) Mathys, Tom (Lori) Mathys; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Schwiezer and Marie (Jim) King; brothers Bob (Shirley) Moelter, Gene (Jane) Moelter, and David Moelter; as well as many other loving relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Amery. There will be a time of visitation from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Williamson-White Funeral Home in Amery and for the hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the Holy Rosary Cemetery in Georgetown.
You may sign an online guestbook and view a video tribute at www.williamsonwhite.com. The Williamson-White Funeral Home and Cremation Services assisted the family.
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