DEFOREST-Elizabeth "Betty" Borgrud, age 96, of DeForest, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at Waunakee Manor.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1921, in Baraboo, the daughter of Louis Nobile and Angelina (Brescia) Tomaselli. Betty married Denver Borgrud on Nov. 4, 1950. She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Betty worked at Badger Army Ammunition Plant and the Badger Candy Kitchen. She was blessed with the gift of making a person feel just wonderful.
Betty is survived by her son, Daniel (Tena) Borgrud; daughters, Linda (Greg) Campbell and Lana (Roy) Alderman; grandchildren, Luke (Lauren) Campbell, Gina (Drew) Shea, Matthew (Kelly) Alderman, Adam (Abbey) Alderman, Ashten (Will) Bischoff and Alyssa Borgrud (Adam Erickson) ; great-grandchildren, Evan Campbell, August Shea, Ava Alderman and Elin Alderman; and sister, Evelyn (Byron) Tetzlaff. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Denver; sister, Nilde (Arthur) Anderson; and brother, Louis (Pat) Tomaselli.
Funeral services will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Dr., Madison, at 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, with the Rev. Sandra Schieble presiding. Burial will be held at Blooming Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers or memorial contributions, please perform a random act of kindness to carry on with Betty's uplifting memory.
The family would like to extend their warm gratitude to the Waunakee Manor.
Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive