Betty Aerts, age 88 of Combined Locks, passed away at Atrium Post Acute Care in Little Chute on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2015. Betty was born in Combined Locks on September 22, 1927, daughter of the late Nicholas and Agnes (Yingling) Lom. On June 4, 1947, she married Glenn Aerts at St. Paul Church in Combined Locks, and the couple spent over sixty-eight wonderful years together. In her working days, Betty worked as a cook in the Kimberly School District for over twenty-five years. She loved baking and cooking, and enjoyed sharing her tasty treats with relatives and friends. She was proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and loved them all very much.
She is survived by her husband: Glenn Aerts; two sons: Terry Aerts of Lakewood and Tom (Lisa) Aerts of Sherwood; six grandchildren: Amy (Todd) Van Hout, Timothy (Peggy) Aerts, Daniel (Mary) Aerts, Josh Aerts (Misty Verhagen), Nick (Alyssa) Aerts, and Laura (fiancé Jason Wierschke) Aerts; eight grandchildren: McKenna, Kirsten, Owen, Ethan, Alexis, Kherington, Watson, and Lincoln. She is also survived by a sister: Ione Jansen of Combined Locks; a brother-in-law; Ray Behling; as well as many special nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings: Johanna (Jack) Siegl, Alfred (Vera) Lom, Rachel (Richard) Janssen, Rod (Helen) Lom, Barb (Clarence) DeCoster, Cliff (Mary Jansen) Lom, Stena Behling, Lorraine (John) Jansen, and Gretchen (Bob) Biese; and brothers-in-law: Lester Jansen and Kenneth Aerts.
The funeral liturgy for Betty will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, 410 E. Wallace Street in Combined Locks, with Fr. Andrew Kysely officiating. Inurnment will take place in the church cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends at the church on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. For more information or to share a memory of Betty, please visit www.wichmannfargo.com