Bette M. Curtis, wife of Loren Dale Curtis, passed away
surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 26, in
She was born May 26, 1942 in Sparta, the daughter of
Robert and Margaret (Young) Ward. In 1944, they
moved to a farm in the Steuben/Wauzeka area. She
attended one room schools and graduated from the
Boscobel High School in 1960. She was a member of
the St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Wauzeka.
Bette was united in marriage on September 10, 1960 to
Dale Curtis at the Steuben Congregational Church.
Bette and Dale farmed in the Boydtown area for many
years. They enjoyed traveling to Wyoming and Colorado
for hunting, gambling bus trips, and playing Euchre with
They loved to attend their six daughters’ events at
church and school. After getting promoted to
grandparents, they loved to go all over the states
to watch the grandkids participate in many
Bette is survived by Dale, her loving husband of 60
years. Daughters Peggy (Robert) Welsh, Gilette, WY,
Phyllis (Brad) Groom, Wauzeka, WI, Lorna (Eric) Wolf,
Lancaster, WI, Robin (Todd Russell) Baumeister,
Boscobel, WI, Michelle Bloyer, Muscoda, WI, and son in
law Pat Harvat, Wauzeka, WI, 16 grandchildren, 10
great grandchildren, sister Barb (Gene) Peesel, Union
Center, WI, Sister in law Eunice Dagnon, Prairie du
Chien, WI brother in Law, Don Breitenbach, McFarland, WI
and many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by a daughter, Patti Harvat, a
grandson, Curtis Groom, her parents, Robert and
Margaret Ward, and infant siblings, Joyce, Bonnie and
Richard Ward. A Celebration of life will be held on Wednesday May 26, 2021 from 2:00-6:00 P.M. at Century Hall in Wauzeka.
Online ondolences can be sent to kendallfuneralservice.com Those wishing to send memorials or cards can send them to Dale Curtis 102 Tower Lane, Wauzeka Wisconsin 53826
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