Betty Fox

Betty L. Fox, 79, of New Albin died Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. Funeral services were held Friday, August 19 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Albin with Fr. Joseph Sevcik officiating. Burial was at Victory Cemetery in Victory, WI. Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home in Lansing handled arrangements.

Betty Lorraine Fox was born June 24, 1943 in Viroqua, WI, the daughter of Louie and Belva Best. She attended school in Victory, WI and later received her GED. May 25, 1968, she married Verdell Milton Fox in Victory, WI. They lived in Gays Mills, WI until they moved to New Albin in 2005. Betty worked at Northern Engraving in Lansing for 25 years before she went to work at Walmart in Prairie du Chien, WI, where she worked until she retired in 2013.

Betty loved spending time with her family and going camping. Her calmer side enjoyed watching western movies and reading, while her spunky side enjoyed beating her grandkids at cards.

Survivors include her husband Verdell of New Albin; her children, Rita (Matthew) Mooney of New Albin and Kevin (Thomas Murphy) Fox of Eau Claire, WI; two grandchildren, Johnathan and Heather Mooney; and a sister-in-law, Ileen Odegaarden of La Crescent, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Sherry Fox.

Casketbearers were Matthew and Johnathan Mooney, Thomas Murphy, Jim Erbe, Spencer Colsch and Dwayne Webb. Online condolences may be left at