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Obituary for Betty Hartung (McPherran)

Betty L. Hartung, 92, of Fremont, NE, passed away, Monday, October 10, 2022, at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont.

Betty was born March 27, 1930, in Wakefield, NE, to Adam and Emma (Paulson) McPherran. She graduated from Wayne High School and took classes at Midland and Metro Technical College. Betty married Wallace Hartung on September 16, 1972, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. After marriage they farmed north of Hooper until 1990 when they moved to Fremont. Betty worked at Hormel Foods for 20 years and was a self-employed home care provider for 10 years. She worked for Home Instead in Fremont for 7 years and sold Avon products for 24 yrs.

Betty was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Winslow and member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. She was a life member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority in Fremont and VFW Auxiliary Post 5291 in Wayne, NE.

Betty is survived by her brother, Jerry (Karen) McPherran of Fremont; sister, Jeannette Carlson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wally; sisters, Hazel Bern, Dorothy Elton, Bonnie Elton, Ruth Moore, Blanch McPherran and Wilma Christ; brothers, Archie, Darrell, Don, Russell and Harold McPherran.

Memorial Service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fremont. Family will receive friends from 5 PM until 8 PM, Tuesday, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Burial will be Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Memorials may be directed to the family for a designation at a later date.

Online condolences may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N Somers Ave, Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.