Bettie Lou Lombard
August 25, 2021
Bettie Lou Lombard, 87, of Sparta, WI, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at River Estates in Sparta. Bettie was born to Lawrence and Ada (Alderman) Olson, in Stoddard, WI. She later moved to Onalaska where she attended school.
On July 8, 1954, Bettie married Dorian Lombard. Together they farmed near Bloomingdale, WI and later moved to the Cashton area. Bettie worked for many years at Northern Engraving and retired at age 62.
Bettie is survived by her children, Lorraine Drawver of Angelo, WI, Sylvia (Dean) St. Claire of Sparta, WI, Doreen "Tiny" (Eldon) Berg of Cashton, WI, James (Karen) Lombard of Rhinelander, WI, Nancy (Al) Von Ruden of Melvina, WI, Lyle "Bud" Lombard of Casper, Wyoming, Theresa (Terry) Bungert of LaCrosse, WI, Scott (Jamie) Cragle of Fairbanks, AK and Tina Blakeman of Gillette, WY; grandchildren, Craig Lombard, Dean St. Claire Jr., Sharon Brush, Carl, Ryan and Lynn Berg, Autumn Dudley, Kela Gilson, Javon Lombard, John and Jason Von Ruden, Mindy Kuhlmann, Branden Cragle, Dustin Bungert, Barbie Zaffarano, Ty McCartney, Jessie Argelo, Harley Wood, and Mc Kenna Sterns; 24 great grandchildren; sisters, Ida Largo and Rose Hjelseth; along with many other relatives and friends.
Bettie was preceded in death by her husband Dorian Lombard; parents, Ada and Lawrence Olson; son, David Lombard, siblings, Gaylord, Hallie, William "Pete" Olson and Audrey Strauss; sons-in-law, Robert Drawver and Ron Bungert.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Cashton, WI. Pastor Bob Streeter will officiate. Burial will follow in the Melvina Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at http://www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.