Bette A. Wilson, 85, Fargo formerly of Portage WI, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2010 in Elim Rehab and Care Center, Fargo.
Bette was born July 30, 1924 to Wayland and Ruth Patten in Bosgabil WI. She grew up in Wisconsin, marrying Howard Wilson on April 19, 1940. They later moved to Portage WI where they raised their three children, Rose, Reed, and Ralph.
Bette had several jobs throughout her life including working for Ray-O-Vac and Our Savior’s Hospital.
Bette moved to Fargo in 2007 to live with her son, Reed and daughter-in-law, Lorraine. In September 2007, she entered the Memory Care unit at Sheyenne Crossing until moving to Elim Rehab and Care Center a short time before her death.
Bette is survived by her daughter-in-law, Lorraine Wilson, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings, and children.
There will be a prayer service on Sunday, February 28, 2010 in Boulger Funeral Home at 7:30 pm with visitation starting at 5:30.
Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Portage, WI.