Betty Marie Anderson, Holiday, FL and Ft. Atkinson, WI (1925-2013)
November 24, 1925 - December 28, 2013
Betty Marie Anderson, age 88, of Holiday, FL, and Ft. Atkinson, WI, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center, Janesville. She was born in the Town of Eagle, WI, on Nov. 24, 1925, the daughter of William and Clara (Braun) Frye. Betty was raised in the Palmyra area, and graduated from Palmyra High School. She married Alvin Anderson on Dec. 29, 1945, in her parent’s farmhouse on Island Road in Palmyra. Betty worked for years at Countryside Nursing Home in Jefferson, and then at Community Hospital in New Port Richey, FL.
Betty was the dear mother of Ted Anderson “Diamond Ted” of Janesville; grandchildren: Heather Davey of Janesville, Irsk (Sandy) Anderson of Chicago, Melinde Anderson of Ft. Atkinson, Lily and Grace Anderson of Janesville; great-grandchildren: Keegan, Reilly, Patrick, Collin, all of Chicago (Irsk and Sandy’s children), Michael (Heather’s son) of Janesville. Betty was loved deeply by her husband, Alvin; and they were inseparable during their 68 years of marriage, and also to their huge Florida family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Clara Frye; sisters: Grace Janney, Helen Berglund, and Francis Rudolph; and brother, Russell Frye.
There will be a Memorial Get Together in February in Janesville, and in Tarpon Springs, FL. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com
A sincere thank you to Donna Pearson and Dianne Taylor in Florida. A very special heartfelt thank you to Mercy Hospital, Mercy Hospice and to Joyce Paulson O’Dierno, a special family friend.