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Elizabeth A. "Betty" Henning
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“My deepest sympathy and heart felt prayers for your lose. Always thinking of you Rod. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Nicholas Thornton - WI - friend

“Rod, thanks for sharing Betty's life with us. I will never forget seeing the both of you at this past Veterans Day in DC. Oh my, what a brave and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Sprayberry - Titus, AL

“Betty was a joy to work with....I remember her ready smile and "dry" sense of humour. We had some good times back then. Thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Pat Eckert

“Rod, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Betty was a wonderful person. I enjoyed her getting me in touch with my...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Amanda Erickson - Vass, NC

“Sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Cronin - Lowell, MA

“Our thoughts, prayers and love are with all of you at this time of the loss of your Mother, Sister, Grandma, & friend. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Liz & Kevin Pietz - Bloomer, WI

“Lynn and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss of your mom. You all had been such a inspiration to her during these last few month. My heart and...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Val Whitmer - Farmington, MN

“5th 7th calavry my condolence Rudolph Frazier ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: rudolph frazier - AR

“so sorry for your loss ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: James and Aline Mitchell delta co 1967 - TN


Elizabeth A. "Betty" Henning, 69, of Chippewa Falls, died Saturday, May 26, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer at her residence surrounded by her family with St. Joseph's Hospice .

She was born September 29, 1942 in Cadott, the daughter of Wilfred "Hank" and Edith (Geist) Bourget.

On June 4, 1976, she married Rodney Henning in Chippewa Falls.

She was a member of Holy Ghost Church and the Red Hat Society.

Betty worked in various secretarial management positions.

She enjoyed traveling coast to coast and going to Hawaii. She was also very involved with the 5th Battalion U.S. Calvary Association. She always enjoyed going to her grandchildren's activities and she made over several hundred crocheted afghans.

Betty is survived by: her husband, Rod; one son, Bryan (Cindy) Nayes of Chippewa Falls; three daughters, Lori (Scott) Christensen of Scottsdale, Ariz., Lynn Sanford of Eau Claire and LeAnne (Darren) Addy of Chippewa Falls; one brother, James (Patricia) Bourget of Chippewa Falls; one sister, Carol (Wayne) Waldusky of Chippewa Falls; and 8 grandchildren, Ashley, Kayla, Daniel, Rebecca, Leah, Brittney, Amanda and Alexis.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; and two brothers, William in infancy and Robert Bourget.

Funeral services will be held at noon Thursday, May 31 at Holy Ghost Church in Chippewa Falls. Rev. Victor Inbaraj will be celebrant of the funeral Mass. Interment will be in Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 and until 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Horan Funeral Home in Chippewa Falls. The Ladies of Holy Ghost will recite the rosary at 4 p.m. and there will be a Christian Vigil Service at 5:30 p.m. both on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends may express condolences online at www.horanfuneralhome.com

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