Betty Lund(1927 - 2013)

Lund, Betty L.

Betty Lou Lund, 85 of Oakfield, entered Eternal Life on Monday, April 29, 2013 at Fond du Lac Lutheran Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 245 Second Street, Oakfield, WI, with Rev. Christopher Goelzer officiating. She will be laid to rest in Avoca Cemetery in Oakfield.

Betty's family will receive relatives and friends at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Betty's name may be directed to St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Oakfield Public Library, or the .

Betty was born on July 16, 1927 in Oakfield to John and Kathryn (Traxler) Philipsky, the youngest of ten children. Betty graduated from Oakfield High School in 1945. Betty was employed at the Infant Socks Company in Fond du Lac, and has many fond memories of lunch breaks at Gillie's Custard Drive-in.

On September 17, 1955, she was united in marriage to George L. Lund in Oakfield. Betty went to work in the lunch programs and as a custodian with the Oakfield School District for several years. She was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oakfield where she attended many Bible classes and was very active in the Ladies Aide.

Betty was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 8092, holding many offices until it disbanded in June of 2012. She enjoyed crafts, and her children have many of her plastic canvas and ceramic projects. Betty especially loved reading books from the Oakfield Public Library. Her favorite place to be was outdoors, and she enjoyed working in her garden and tending to the needs of grateful birds.

Betty is survived by her son, Charles (Jean) Lund, Oakfield, her daughter, Brenda Lund, Oshkosh, and her sister, Marge Bergman of Thorp.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and siblings: Albert, Kathryn, Theresa, John, Thomas (who died at Pearl Harbor), Anne, Frank, and Carl.

Kohls Community Funeral Home, Waupun, is assisting the family. Send online condolences at

Funeral Home

Kohls Community Funeral Home - Waupun
405 W. Main St Waupun, WI 53963
(920) 324-5547

Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on May 2, 2013