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Alice Susan Simonis Betker
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1891
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1984
Forest County
Wisconsin, USA


Funeral services were held Monday, October 22, at Laona for Alice S. Betker. Mrs. Betker died at Crandon Health Care Center, October 19, 1984, at the age of 93. Visitation was from 4 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 21, at St. Leonards Catholic Church, Laona and prayers were held at 7 p.m. Father John Cerkas officiated the funeral Mass at the church Monday, October 22 at 11 a.m. Pallbearers included Tom Kendall, Pat Votis, Ivan Calhoun, Kevin Kendall, Dean Scheels and Bob Ceplina.

The daughter of Louis and Margaret (Nice) Simonis was born April 15,, 1891 in the Town of Knowlton. She married Peter Betker in April, 1910 in Rosholt before moving to Blackwell. She spent the rest of her life in Laona. Her husband died in 1953. She was also preceded in death by a son Carl; three daughters, Agnes Mortson, Hazel and Mary; three sisters, and three brothers.

Survivors include six daughters, Margaret Lang, Mrs. Tom (Frances) Kendall, Mrs. Pat (Irene) Votis, all of Milwaukee, Ruth Adamski of Appleton, Vivian Tangness of Beaumont, California, and Mrs. Ivan (Ethel) Calhoun of Laona; two sons, Roy (Eleanor) of Caspain, Michigan, and John of Milwaukee; a sister Dora Dudzek of Fort Atkinson; two brothers, Clarence (Meta) of South Bend, Indiana, and Louis (Verna) of Mosinee; 29 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great grandchildren.

For more information regarding the Betker family and Laona, Wisconsin visit:
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  Louis Simonis (1853 - 1935)
  Margaret Nice Simonis (1856 - 1941)
  Peter Paul Betker (1889 - 1953)*
  Margaret Mae Betker Lang (1910 - 1997)*
  Carl L Betker (1911 - 1961)*
  John Francis Betker (1913 - 1988)*
  Agnes C Betker Mortson (1915 - 1972)*
  Roy Walter Betker (1918 - 1997)*
  Hazel Betker (1919 - 1923)*
  Ruth Alice Betker Adamski (1922 - 2004)*
  Mary Betker (1923 - 1925)*
  Frances Arlene Betker Kendall (1927 - 2005)*
  Irene Mable Betker Votis (1932 - 2000)*
  Louise Elizabeth Simonis Neuman (1877 - 1951)*
  Anna Helen Simonis Cater (1881 - 1946)*
  Adam Victor Simonis (1883 - 1962)*
  Margaret Angeline Simonis Briggs (1886 - 1974)*
  Alice Susan Simonis Betker (1891 - 1984)
  Louis Elmer Simonis (1896 - 1985)*
  Dora Clara Simonis Dudzek (1898 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Laona Cemetery
Forest County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Sec C, Lot 191, Plot 2
Created by: John C. Irish
Record added: Mar 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13648880
Alice Susan <i>Simonis</i> Betker
Added by: John C. Irish
Alice Susan <i>Simonis</i> Betker
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