Obit: Rondorf, Betty J. #2 (1946 - 2014)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Rondorf, Kruger, Loos, Hoeser, Zimbauer, Gilbertson, Stenulson, Ehlers, Bennett, Hiebl

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 8/06/2014

Rondorf, Betty Jean (6 August 1946 - 29 July 2014)

Betty Rondorf, 67, of Greenwood died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Betty Jean Rondorf was born Aug. 6, 1946, in Marshfield, the daughter of Gilbert and Jean (Kruger) Loos. She graduated from Loyal High School and then moved to Madison, where she worked for the state for one and one-half years. She was united in marriage to Raymond A. Rondorf Sept. 4, 1965, in Loyal. The lived in Loyal for two years and took over Ray’s parent’s farm in 1969 where they farmed unto 1993. They sold their farm and built a house in Greenwood, and Betty began working for Dairy Concepts. She worked there for 10 years. In 2003, she started an in-home daycare, which she continued until recently.

Betty was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood and also a member of Country Bumpkins Homemaker’s club. She loved to bake, make woodcrafts with Ray and garden, which included volunteering at Tender Shoots Greenhouse. She also loved to go fishing and relax on the pontoon. Most of all, she loved her family, spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting activities.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond; seven children: Doug (Kathy) Rondorf of Marengo, IL, Deanna (Greg) Hoeser of Loyal, Sandra (Bradley) Zimbauer of Greenwood, Kim (James) Gilbertson of Granton, Don (Trisha) Rondorf of Black River Falls, Kelly (Tyler) Stenulson of Neillsville, and Kristy (Justin) Ehlers of Stratford; 18 grandchildren, Dustin and Kaila Rondorf; Nikki, Katlin and Olivea Hoeser; Zachary, Alex and Cole Zimbauer; Dillon, Mackenzie and Walker Gilbertson; Jordan, Chloe and Tyler Rondorf; Nevaeh and Danika Stenulson; and Andi and Easton Ehlers. Betty is also survived by four siblings: Tom (Betty) Loos of Loyal, Bob (Jackie) Loos of loyal, Pat (Glen) Bennett of Loyal and Mike (Pam) Loos of Marshfield; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Jean Loos, and in-laws, Alfred and Mae Rondorf.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood. The Celebrant was Fr. Charles Hiebl. Music was provided ay St. Mary’s Church. Visitation was from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 11a.m. Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for designation at a later date.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood assisted Betty’s family with arrangements.



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