Betty A. Popanz age 89 of Janesville died Friday May 8, 2020 in her home. She was born August 5, 1930 to the late George and Esther (Mundt) Howard in Beloit. Betty graduated from Beloit Memorial High School, class of 1948. She married Albert Page on September 2, 1955 in Winnebago, County, IL. He preceded her in death on June 26, 1978. They lived in Shopiere for many years and their union produced three children, Richard, Laurie & Scott. Betty married Arrell "Bing" Popanz on September 6, 1980. They moved to Janesville in 1985 and he preceded her in death on March 17, 1994. She was a longtime and active member of Shopiere Congregational Church. Betty was a very special lady with the biggest heart. She’s spent her life taking care of others. Her greatest joy in life was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her three children, Richard Page, Laurie (Keith) Page & Scott Page; five grandchildren, Jordan (Stacey) Hoium, Katie (Leon) Ratzkewitsch, Jessica, Jaynie, and Johnny Page and her six great-children Makaila & Maisin Onsager, Carson & Brogan Ratkewitsch and Presley & McCartney Johnson. She is further survived by her sister, Jean Marken; her nephew, Steve Marken and her niece, Julianne Marken.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her two husbands, her brother in law, Gene Marken and her niece Linda Marken.
Betty's Funeral Service will take place later this summer at the Shopiere Congregational Church, 5328 Church Street, Beloit with a nice picnic to follow. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Popanz family on our website.
To send flowers to Betty's family, please visit our floral store.
In Lieu of flowers, a memorial is being established.