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Betty J. LaBar

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Betty J. LaBar Obituary
Betty J. LaBar

Green Bay - Betty J. LaBar, 85, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. She was born to the late George and Bertha (Johnson) Luft on a farm in Ogdensburg, WI. She graduated Waupaca High School and in 1950. On April 7, 1951, Betty married Bill LaBar. After marriage, they moved to Green Bay. Betty was a dental aide for a local dentist and worked in retail. When she was 18 Betty was crowned Miss Waupaca. Betty was a stay at home mom for many years. She was a school crossing guard for over 25 years and was involved with the PTA. Betty was an active member at Bethany United Methodist Church since 1956. She enjoyed playing Bridge, Crossword Puzzles, and especially a good book.

Betty will be sadly missed by her husband of 67 years, Bill LaBar; her children, Bill (Vickie), Dave (Janice), Mike (Lynn) LaBar, and Patti (John) Hermsen; grandchildren, Brook (Jon), Britney (Caitlin), Brenda (Amber), Brett (Caley), Lyndsey (Corey), Becky (Ryan), Derek (Amanda), Nicole and Connor; twelve great grandchildren; sisters, Fern Nelson and Mary (Larry) Ring; brothers, David Luft and Steve (Pat) Luft.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by an infant son, Gregory and a sister, Elizabeth (Larry) Miller.

Visitation will be held at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Robb McClintock officiating. Burial at Lakeside Cemetery in Waupaca. Online condolences may be expressed at

The family extends a special thank you to Tina Kinard for her compassion and care.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from May 18 to May 23, 2018
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