Anna M. Betz, 89, St. Anthony

Anna M. Betz, 89, of Saint Anthony, died Thursday, July 4, at Brookside Village Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in St. Anthony November 18, 1929, to Anthony and Katie (Hasenour) Klem. She married Albert G. Betz May 4, 1950, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. He died November 6, 2007.

Anna was a homemaker and a member of Divine Mercy Parish – St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was active in her church and the St. Anthony Fire Department and a member of Christians Mothers. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and quilting for the church.

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

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Ernie Wehr, three sisters, Leona Jahn, Frances Klem, and Ardella Humbert, and three brothers, Andrew, Edward, and Alois Klem.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and from 9-10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony Church. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Anthony Church or to the St. Anthony Fire Department.  Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Christian Mothers will pray a rosary at 1:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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