Sunday, July 24, 2011



ADDRESS: 109 E. Mink Ave., Village of Stetsonville

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:09 AM Saturday, July 23 at Memorial Health Center, emergency room, Medford where she was taken earlier by ambulance

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 27 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville

OFFICIATING: Father Sleeva Raju Madanu

PLACE OF BURIAL: Restlawn Memorial Park, Wausau, WI

VISITATION AT: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville from 9:00 AM until time of funeral services at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 27

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: March 7, 1926 at the Township of Little Black, Taylor Co., WI

EDUCATION: Stetsonville area elementary schools, attended Dorchester High School, and was a graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: 1st: 11-19-46 @ Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville to Vernon White and they were later divorced; 2nd: 12-19-95 @ Hudson, FL to Myron “Mike” Beck and he survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education she worked as a carpenter and also as a housewife. In the 1970’s, she started Betty White Fabrics in Stetsonville which she owned & operated for 30 years until her retirement. In her retirement she worked as a volunteer for Hope Hospice. She was one of the founders of Taylor County Citizens Against Domestic Abuse. She enjoyed sewing and working with/helping the people that patronized her store.

MEMBER OF: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Stetsonville; The Humane Society of the US;

SSURVIVING SPOUSE: Myron “Mike” Beck of Stetsonville

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Susan (Bob Likes) White of Wausau, Michael White of Medford & Patricia (Warren) Dums of Kewaskum, WI
Step-Children: Mary (Tom) Cappola of Tucson, AZ, Jerry Beck of Louisiana, Carol (Steve) Niehaus of Wausau, and Bob Beck of Athens
3 Grandchildren: Diana (Robb) Halverson, Rachel Dums, Karissa Dums and 6 Step-Grandchildren
Great-Grandson: Taylor Halverson

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Nita Johnson of Curtiss, Joan Paul of Dorchester, Mae Fetzer of Madison & Gene (Mary) Habermeyer of Normal, IL

DECEASED FATHER: John Habermeyer DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth Danen

PALLBEARERS: Dennis, Brian & Larry Johnson, Steve Niehaus, Tim Paul, Joe Schupp

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made in her name to Hope Hospice of Medford & Rib Lake
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