Obituaries

Marilyn Kontny
B: 1935-04-09
D: 2019-12-05
View Details
Kontny, Marilyn
Dolores Downing
B: 1933-07-09
D: 2019-12-01
View Details
Downing, Dolores
Daniel Wood
B: 1953-07-15
D: 2019-11-22
View Details
Wood, Daniel
Robert Zastoupil
B: 1925-10-22
D: 2019-11-22
View Details
Zastoupil, Robert
Kris Mawhinney
B: 1965-07-14
D: 2019-11-17
View Details
Mawhinney, Kris
Patrick Finnane-York
B: 1955-12-29
D: 2019-11-15
View Details
Finnane-York, Patrick
Dennis Schwarz
B: 1935-01-14
D: 2019-11-14
View Details
Schwarz, Dennis
Michael Terry
B: 1961-10-25
D: 2019-11-11
View Details
Terry, Michael
Patricia Ruchti
B: 1942-08-25
D: 2019-11-09
View Details
Ruchti, Patricia
William Brown
B: 1934-10-27
D: 2019-11-04
View Details
Brown, William
Karen Morgan
B: 1953-02-16
D: 2019-11-02
View Details
Morgan, Karen
Wilbert Wakefield
B: 1936-04-06
D: 2019-10-28
View Details
Wakefield, Wilbert
James Nordeng
B: 1940-02-18
D: 2019-10-28
View Details
Nordeng, James
Larry Page
B: 1944-12-19
D: 2019-10-28
View Details
Page, Larry
Rev. John Splinter
B: 1941-10-10
D: 2019-10-25
View Details
Splinter, Rev. John
Cynthia Clendenon
B: 1963-06-28
D: 2019-10-25
View Details
Clendenon, Cynthia
Carol Casey
B: 1934-11-13
D: 2019-10-24
View Details
Casey, Carol
Joshua Staller
B: 1985-10-11
D: 2019-10-24
View Details
Staller, Joshua
Forrest Outland
B: 1935-04-04
D: 2019-10-21
View Details
Outland, Forrest
Richard McCann
B: 1936-06-05
D: 2019-10-20
View Details
McCann, Richard
Elizabeth DeRosier
B: 1940-03-03
D: 2019-10-20
View Details
DeRosier, Elizabeth

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
21 S. Austin Road
Janesville, WI 53548
Phone: (608) 752-2444
Fax: (608) 754-7780
Marjorie Betthauser

Marjorie Jean "Marge" Betthauser (Tessmer)

Tuesday, September 21st, 1937 - Saturday, April 13th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Marjorie Betthauser, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Marjorie Betthauser with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Marjorie J. (Tessmer) Betthauser, 81, of Janesville, passed away early Saturday, April 13, 2019 at her home. She was born September 21st, 1937 in Elroy, WI to Mildred E. (Niles) and Elmer L. Tessmer. She grew up in Elroy and after graduation she lived in Milwaukee and in Madison. Marge married Myron “Mike” Betthauser in 1958 and moved to Janesville. She spent nearly 20 years raising her family before re-entering the workforce. She worked as a Travel Agent at Uniglobe Travel for a number of years, which included escorting multiple tours to Alaska, London, and many other destinations. She also worked as a Docent for the Rock County Historical Society guiding tours through the Lincoln-Tallman Restoration in Janesville. Prior to retirement, Marge worked at Mercy Hospital serving at the front desk reception area.

She is survived by her four children: Thomas (Elaine) Betthauser, of New Glarus, Jeanne Betthauser, of Janesville, John (Gaby) Betthauser, of Buda, TX, and Ann (Russell) Teubert, of Janesville; eight grandchildren: Erin, Casie, Emily, Nathan, Alexander, Sophia, Joshua, and Miles; five great-grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Addison, Cole, Jackson, and Clark; and her siblings: Shirley Wright, of Houston, TX, Kathy (Tom) Sumrall, of Santa Fe, TX, Richard (Jean) Tessmer, of Mossy Rock, WA, Robert (Connie) Tessmer, of Mackay, ID, and Joyce Tessmer, of Janesville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Myron, as well as her brother Elmer Tessmer, Jr., and her parents.

A brunch to celebrate Marge’s life for family and friends is planned for Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at WHITCOMB-LYNCH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Agrace Hospice, 2901 N. Wright Rd., Janesville, WI 53546, or at www.agrace.org/donate
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Marjorie Jean "Marge" Betthauser (Tessmer), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 12:30pm - 3:30pm
    When
    Saturday, May 4th, 2019 12:30pm - 3:30pm
    Location
    Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
    Address
    21 S. Austin Rd.
    JANESVILLE, WI 53548
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Marjorie here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Love, The Perry Kids sent flowers to the family of Marjorie Jean "Marge" Betthauser (Tessmer).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
LK

Love, The Perry Kids

Posted at 10:58am
With much love ana many good memories.
Flower Image

Love, The Perry Kids purchased flowers for the family of Marjorie Betthauser. Send Flowers

CG

Carol Markgraf Genz

Posted at 03:59pm
Marjorie was a high school friend. We always rode the yellow bus to school. I was the older friend and she the younger. Her brother Elmer was in my graduating class. I so remember her piano playing that had many in the high school main room tapping their feet and singing with her. Our friendship continued off and on for a few years and we both dated and married country boys. I cut the cake at their wedding.
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 04:31pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Marjorie Betthauser. Send Flowers

J

JJB587@icloud.com

Posted at 12:13am
Mom ,
You were simply the Best ......!!!!
We will miss you until we meet again!!
Save us a seat !! Tell Dad “ Hi” ..,
And we miss him too !!!

John and Gaby B...
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album