Walter Betz

Cemetery Record Information

Full Name: Walter Betz Sr.


Death: September 18, 1981
Age: 70



Funeral services for Walter J. Betz Sr., 70, of Byron, who died Friday, Sept. 18, 1981, at St. Agnes Hospital, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Church in Byron.

The Rev. Richard Fechhelm will officiate, with entombment in Shrine of the Risen Christ mausoleum in Calvary Cemetery.

Visitation is from 3 to 9 p.m. Monday at Zacherl Funeral Home.

He was born on Feb. 6, 1911, in Byron, a son of Henry and Catherine Delfeld Betz. On Nov. 28, 1934, he married Helen McCarthy at St. Mary’s Church in Eden.

Betz was the owner of Betz Trucking and later was employed at J. E. Burke Co. and at Betz Interiors. He was a member of St. John’s Church, Byron.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, Walter Jr. of Lomira, and Daniel of Fond du lac; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Scannell of Tempe, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; one brother, Raymond of Byron, three sisters, Mrs. Rose Cruezer of Milwaukee, Mrs. Lloyd (Eunice) Huck of Byron and Mrs. Thomas (Agnes) Johnson of Campbellsport.

One brother preceded him in death.

A service also will be held at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter (Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin)
20 Sep 1981, Sunday, Page 28