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Betty Petry

Betty Jane Petry (Wilson)

Friday, July 8th, 1932 - Friday, November 13th, 2020
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Betty Jane Petry, 88, died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Menomonee Falls, WI, where she and George moved to in 2018. She was born July 8, 1932 in Milwaukee,WI, the daughter of Edward Wilson and Mabel Prue. Betty met the love of her life at a Washington High School football game, his name was George. They fell in love and married Dec. 16, 1950 in Milwaukee.

Betty was very active in First Baptist Church of Delavan. She was in the Bible Class at her church and was an avid gardener, cook and baker.

She is survived by her husband George of almost 70 years, 4 sons, Mark (Ginger) Petry of Marquette; Michigan, Kirk (Sharilyn Hanson) Petry of Elizabeth, Co; Jack (Betty) Petry of Lake Elmo, MN; Todd (Janet) Petry of Menomonee Falls, WI; 1 daughter, Gail (Russ) Gilman of Port Orange, Florida; 7 Grandchildren: Justine (Nathan) Willar, Erica Petry (Steve Robinson), David Petry (Allyson), Brian Petry (Jenni), Daryn Kersch (Kristie), Brandon Petry, Nicholas Petry, Doug Gilman (Lindsay), Rebecca Shklovsky (Edward), and 6 Great Grandchildren; Emmett Willar, Seth Petry, Simon Petry, Eloise Shklovsky, Madelyn Gilman, and Scarlett Gilman.

In Lieu of Flowers Memorials to the First Baptist Church of Delavan would be appreciated.
The Betzer Family Funeral Home is honored to serve the Petry Family Due to Covid epidemic the services and visitation are for immediate family ONLY. The Petry's thank you for understanding.
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    Saturday, November 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, November 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    First Baptist Church of Delavan
    212 S. Main Street
    DELAVAN, WI 53115
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    Rev. Betsy Perkins


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Gopal Puttaparti

Posted at 10:08pm
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Todd Petry Posted at 01:29pm

Thank you so much Gopal! Sincerely appreciated!

Venugopal Puttaparti

Posted at 09:49pm
Dear Todd and Family,

Please accept our heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Randy Wilson

Posted at 04:32pm
I'll always remember Aunt Betty for her broad, cheerful smile, and her uproarious laughs at a joke or some of the other silly stuff she heard or saw in our Family gatherings. Sending our best Sympathies to Uncle George and the rest of my cousins.

Randy and Jeannie Wilson

Todd Petry Posted at 01:29pm

Thank you Randy and Jeannie....

Dan & Julie Korczyk

Posted at 01:23pm
Todd & Janet, Sent with love and fond remembrance of your mom. Betty was always a joy to spend time with. With comforting prayers, love and hugs.
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Becky Ryan

Posted at 08:16pm
Hugs to all of you. We will miss Aunt Betty. Truly the end of an era. XOXO, Becky and Dave Ryan

Todd Petry Posted at 01:30pm

Thank you Becky and Dave!! Very much appreciated....

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