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May 12, 2021

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Fingerson, Betty J.

Betty J. Fingerson, age 96, of Madison, formerly of Dodgeville, died on Monday, April 12, 2021 at Belmont Nursing and Rehab in Madison, following a long illness.

Betty was born on April 14, 1924 in Ridgeway Township to Russell and Julia (Williams) Thomas. She married Chester M. Wardell of Dodgeville. Together they had seven children, Kay, Christine, Calvin, Vernon, Norman, Sheldon and Alan Wardell. Chester preceded her in death on April 23, 1959. Betty married Adrian A. Fingerson who had three children, Gayle, Marilyn and Dean. Betty enjoyed traveling the country in her later years.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Adrian Fingerson on August 8, 2012; a daughter, Christine Einerson; three brothers, Lowell, Milford and Leigh Thomas; four sisters, Eleanor (Russell) Dyreson, Wanda (Chester) Pulvermacher, Enid (Bert) Roberts and Gayle Hickcox; her stepdaughter, Marilyn Kingery and a great grandson, Finley Wardell.

Betty is survived by six children, Kay Aide and Calvin "Butch", Vern, Norman, Sheldon (Cindy) and Alan Wardell; Adrian's children, Gayle (John) Haight and Dean (Joan) Fingerson; a brother-in-law, Derald Hickcox. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, April 19, 2021 at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville. Pastor Jim Droste will officiate with burial in Eastside Cemetery in Ridgeway. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday beginning at 10:00 A.M. The Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home, Dodgeville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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