Betty J. Reilly, age 82, of Horicon, died on Friday, October 16, 2009 at Winchester Place in Horicon.
Visitation for Betty will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church in North Burnett on Monday, October 19, 2009 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Funeral services will follow at church on Monday, beginning at 11:00 AM. Rev. Floyd Gogolin will officiate. Burial will be at North Burnett Cemetery.
The former Betty Jane McCallum was born on October 3, 1927 in the Town of Nekimi, Winnebago County, Wisconsin to the late Donald and Edna (Davis) McCallum. After graduation from Waupun High School in 1946, Betty worked for Dr. Davis at his office in Beaver Dam. On April 7, 1956, she was united in marriage with James H. Reilly at Grace Presbyterian Church in Beaver Dam. Soon after, Betty and Jim moved to South Milwaukee where they both worked at Bucyrus-Erie. Jim preceded Betty in death on February 15, 1998. In 2003, Betty moved to Fond du Lac and later moved to the Winchester Place in Horicon.
Survivors include her brother, Roy (Darlene) McCallum of Horicon, a brother-in-law, Edgar Wetzel of Waupun, a sister-in-law, Blanche McCallum of Oregon, WI, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, Archie McCallum, and two sisters, Dorothy Wetzel and Doris Ziebell.
The family suggests that memorials be made in Betty”s name to Immanuel Lutheran Church in North Burnett or to Heartland Hospice in Fond du Lac.
The Murray Funeral Home in Horicon is serving the family. To leave condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Monday, October 19th, 2009, 11:00am, Immanuel Lutheran Church-Burnett
North Burnett Cemetery-Burnett