Betty A. Wright
Betty A. Wright age 84, died on Friday, November 24, 2017 with her family by her side at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison. She was born on November 28, 1932 in Lowell to John and Theodora (Dantuma) Drost. Betty graduated from the Fall River High School and the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Madison. She worked as a nurse in health care for forty years before retirement. Betty was married to David C. Wright on August 29, 1953. She was a faithful and active member of the Fall River United Methodist Church where she served as treasurer, member of the Sarah Circle and many other committees and church activities including numerous bake sales. Betty was community minded and volunteered over the years on many, many worthy projects including decades of Veteran’s Day commemoration plans every year, Popcorn Wagon fundraising and the Fall River Cemetery Association. When not serving others, Betty enjoyed puzzles and activities sponsored by the Badger Antique Car Club where she was a long-time member.
Survivors include her son, Steven of Janesville; two daughters, Susan (Scott) Mallon of Columbus and Sandra (Randy) Doblar of East Troy; six grandchildren Zach Mallon, Avery Mallon, Charles Wright, Austin “AJ” (fiancee’ Brooke) Wright, Samuel Sobon, Sydney Sobon; five step-grandchildren; two great granddaughters; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 2010, granddaughter Ashley Mallon, grandson Jack Sobon, sister Jeannette Hayward, two infant sisters Cornelia and Adeline.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the FALL RIVER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Fall River. Rev. Kimberly Brumm will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Fall River Cemetery, Fall River. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the Jensen funeral home in Columbus and from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of service at the church on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Fall River United Methodist Church or the Savanna Oaks Cultural Center. A special thank you to the doctors and nurses of Poser Clinic, Columbus Community Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital for their outstanding care and compassion.
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