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Betty Jane Bichanich

December 26, 1927 January 31, 2019
Betty Jane Bichanich
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Obituary for Betty Jane Bichanich

Betty Jane Bichanich, age 91, of Black River Falls passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at her home. She was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to James M. and Margaret Wilkie on December 26, 1927, the eldest of five children. She married Frank E. Bichanich on May 15, 1954, in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Betty was a graduate of Eau Claire Memorial High School. After graduation she was employed by the Union National Bank of Eau Claire until her marriage. Betty and Frank moved to Black River Falls in June 1956 and later that month their daughter Jennifer was born.

Betty was a long time member of Clio Club and served in various capacities. When she was younger she was an accomplished seamstress, knitter and loved books. She enjoyed being creative and decorating their home for all seasons and holidays, and baking the treats to go along with.. Betty loved to feed and watch the birds and knew each kind by name. She very much enjoyed social times with family and friends. Her grandsons and great grandchildren always brought a smile to her face and a twinkle to her eye until the end.

Betty is survived by Frank, her husband of 64 years, and younger sisters Janet Ammentorp, Peg Mawby and Joanne Benning, daughter Jennifer (Daniel McKevitt), grandsons Thomas and Lucas Guenther, and great grandchildren Nylan and Ethan Guenther.

She was preceded in death by her parents James M. and Margaret Wilkie and brother, James Wilkie.

There will be no services at this time and b rial will take place at a later date in Riverside Cemetery.

Buswell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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