|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 2006|
Myrtle S. Billiard, 82, of Chippewa Falls died Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at Our House Assisted Living with St. Joseph's Hospice.
She was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Sheridan, Ill., to Raymond and Elizabeth (Twait) Foss, Sr.
She graduated from Chetek High School in 1942 and enlisted in the Army Air Force Feb. 6, 1943, until 1945.
She married Loren D. Billiard July 17, 1965, in Chippewa Falls.
She worked at the Northern Colony and Training School for 34 years, retiring in 1986. After retiring they moved to Summerfield, Fla., and then she came back to Chippewa Falls in 2003.
She was a member of Notre Dame Church, P.C.C.W. of Notre Dame, Secular Franciscans, St. Elizabeth Fraternity, past President of Catholic Women's Club American Legion Post #77, life member of Belleview V.F.W. Post #8083, Belleview, Fla., president of Lake Weir Harbor Estates Community in Summerfield, Fla., where she was proud of her community in Florida until moving to Wisconsin.
She is survived by one sister, Marjorie (Maurice) Zank of Marshall, Mo.; three brothers, Clifford (Leone) Foss of LaGrange, Ill., Raymond (Carol) Foss, Jr., of Story City, Iowa, Krist (Joyce) Foss of Ocala, Fla.; nieces and nephews; her very special friend, Irene Jacobson of Chippewa Falls; her pet, Kaylie; Greenwood children and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loren; her mother in 1934 at the age of 29; her father and step-mother, Bessie Foss; and one brother, Lorne Foss.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, at Notre Dame Church in Chippewa Falls. Interment took place in Hope Cemetery in Chippewa Falls.
Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls coordinated funeral arrangements. [Obtained 7 Dec 2006 online from the Chetek Alert, Chetek, WI.]
Loren D Billiard (1924 - 2002)*
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Dec 07, 2006
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