Betty L. Hartung


Betty L. Hartung, 92, of Fremont, died Monday, Oct.10, 2022, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont.  Family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday,  Oct. 18 at Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N Somers Avenue, in Fremont. Burial will be Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation at a later date.

Betty was born March 27, 1930 in Wakefield to Adam and Emma (Paulson) McPherran. She graduated from Wayne High School and took classes at Midland and Metro Technical College.

Betty married Wallace Hartung on Sept. 16, 1972 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. After marriage, they farmed north of Hooper until 1990 when they moved to Fremont. Betty worked at Hormel Foods for 20 years and was a self-employed home care provider for 10 years. She worked for Home Instead in Fremont for seven years and sold Avon products for 24 years.  

Betty was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Winslow and a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. She was a life member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Fremont and VFW Auxiliary Post 5291 in Wayne.  

Survivors include her brother, Jerry (Karen) McPherran of Fremont; sister, Jeannette Carlson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wally; sisters, Hazel Bern, Dorothy Elton, Bonnie Elton, Ruth Moore, Blanch McPherran and Wilma Christ; brothers, Archie, Darrell, Don, Russell and Harold McPherran.

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