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Elizabeth 'Betty' Jeane Rondeau

HURLEY, Wis. - Elizabeth "Betty" Jeane Rondeau, 83, passed away on Oct. 30, 2019, at her home in Hurley.

She was born on Jan. 31, 1936, the daughter of Clyde and Hazel (Jacquart) Livingston. She attended Roosevelt Grade School and graduated from Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood, Mich.

Betty worked at Johnson Truck Farm in her younger years. She also worked at Ahonen Lumber Company, Kmart and drove the school bus for many years in Green River, Wyo., until her retirement.

She loved playing bingo to mingle with her many friends and playing the Powerball. She also liked to go fishing, hunting, and camping with her husband, Richard. She was very passionate about her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and loved them very dearly. She also loved her dog, Tuffy, who she took everywhere with her.

Betty married William Wester, who preceded her in death in 1965. She then married Richard Rondeau on June 25, 1966, and he preceded her in death in 2003.

She is survived by her children, Joy Wester (Dave Casari), Lorrie Krause, Renee Clark, Steven Rondeau and Kelly Rondeau; 12 grandchildren; Brad Wester, Cory (Samantha) Casari, Stephanie Krause, Erin Krause, Matthew Wester, Joseph Lopez, Anthony (Charly) Lopez, Mistea Spence, Alexis Delvis, Zachary Rondeau, Tasha Durfee and Moriah Durfee; 14 great-grandchildren with one on the way next year; siblings, Sharon Charles, Linda Rahko, Tina Kummer and Richard (Margaret) Livingston; and special son-in-law, Shawn Krause.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; three children, Billy Boy, Cheryl and Bobby; great-grandson, Mason Wester; and siblings, Robert, Jerry, Donald and Gladys.

Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services per Betty's wishes.

Condolences may be sent to Joy Wester, 700 5th Ave. North, Hurley, WI 54534.

McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home, Ironwood, is assisting the family. For more information or to express online condolences, please visit


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