Betty L. Kisner, 75, 4101 Hoover Ave., Plover, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2000, at the Palliative Care unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. She had been a self-care dialysis patient since suffering kidney failure seven years earlier.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Calvary Baptist Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Higgins Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids.
Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements.
Mrs. Kisner was born June 12, 1924, in Danville, Ill., a daughter of the late Ellsworth and Nellie (Stover) King. She spent her childhood in the community and graduated from Danville High School in June 1942.
During World War II she worked for Boeing Aircraft in bomber construction before moving to Chicago where she worked for the Montomery Ward Co. while attending the Moody Bible Institute. Later she transferred to Northwestern College in Minneapolis, Minn., graduating in 1948 with a bachelor of arts degree in teaching.
She was married to the Rev. Frank M. Kisner on June 12, 1948 in Oconomowoc.
They lived in Fargo, N.D., St. Paul, Minn., Huntley, Minn., and Tomah before moving to Wisconsin Rapids in 1972 when he became senior pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.
She worked for seven years in the Wood County Clerk of Courts office.
After retiring in 1989, the couple moved to Plover.
Survivors include one son, the Rev. David M. (Wendy), Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Bill (Betty) Houtz, Russellville, Ala., and Dick (Betty) Houtz, Alta Loma, Calif.; and two grandchildren.