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Carol J. Betts

May 20, 1949 — March 10, 2023


Carol J. Betts

Carol J. Betts (Huber), age 73, of Wausau, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on March 10, 2023.


Carol was born on May 20, 1949 in Wausau, Wisconsin to the late Clarence and Bernadine (Wendlick) Huber. She married Edward Betts and he preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her fiancé Patrick Gibbons on October 23, 2022.


Carol was a caregiver and supervisor for a group home on Grant Street in Wausau until her retirement. She was an avid reader, enjoyed playing cribbage and the occasional trips to the casino. She was a great cook and was known for her delicious tuna salad. She cherished spending time with family and friends. She especially enjoyed being with her great-grandchildren and spending time with her and Patrick’s family.


Carol is survived by her grandson, Jayson (Julia) Nowak; great granddaughters Eevie and Annie; sister Ginny (Tom Lange) Klimek; brothers John (Lynell) and Richard Huber; son in law Jay Nowak and sister in law Janice Huber. Carol is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Joseph, Edward, Patrick and her best friend and daughter Amy Nowak. 


A Celebration of Carol’s Life will be held at a later date.

Helke Funeral Home of Wausau is assisting the family with arrangements.

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