Anna M. Betz, 89, St. Anthony

Anna M. Betz, 89, of Saint Anthony passed away at 5:14 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Brookside Village Healthcare Center in Jasper.

She was born on November 18, 1929, at Saint Anthony to Anthony and Katie (Hasenour) Klem. She married Albert G. Betz on May 4, 1950, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on November 6, 2007.

Anna was a homemaker and member of Divine Mercy Parish-St. Anthony Catholic Church and Christians Mothers.

She was active in her church and St. Anthony Fire Department. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and quilting for the church.

Surviving are one daughter, Martha Bohnert (Louis), St. Anthony; two sons, Dave Betz (Donna), St. Anthony, and Stan Betz (Linda), Jasper; six grandchildren, Adam and Luke Wehr, Shawn Betz, Megan Pund, Jenna Hagen and Ryan Betz; nine great-grandchildren, Ryder Wehr, Mya and Cooper Wehr, Koen Betz, Lexi and Aria Pund, Aubrey and Kamden Hagen and Huck Betz; two sisters, Loretta Humbert, Celestine, and Clarissa Gehlhausen, Jasper.

Preceding her in death besides her husband are son-in-law, Ernie Wehr; three sisters, Leona Jahn, Frances Klem and Ardella Humbert; and three brothers, Andrew, Edward and Alois Klem.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, in St. Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services on Monday at church. Christians Mothers will say a rosary at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church or to the St. Anthony Fire Department.

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