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Frank R. Bettanin


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Frank R. Bettanin

Nekoosa - Frank R. Bettanin, age 65, of Nekoosa, died Wednesday August 8, 2018 at his home.

A gathering in Frank's honor will be held at his daughter Corrine's home (342 Wood Avenue in Nekoosa) on Saturday August 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM. Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Frank was born October 27, 1952 in Highland Park, IL to John and Mary (Barboni) Bettanin. He served in the US Marine Corps from 1970 to 1972, including two tours of Viet Nam. Frank was employed as a union steel worker in Illinois and in later years as a union construction worker in Wisconsin. Frank enjoyed rebuilding classic cars and always a "project car." He attended many car shows and cruises.

He is survived by two children Corrrine Bettanin of Nekoosa and Jon Bettanin of Baraboo; two grandchildren Nicholas and Katherine Kniprath; his sister Kathleen (Michael) Dimeo of Rolling Meadows, IL; his brother Tony (Gail) Bettanin of Barrington, IL, special friend Patricia Cordona of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and his former wife Cynthia Bettanin. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and his brother John Bettanin.

A special thank you to Heartland Hospice who took care of Frank in his final days.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 10, 2018
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