Betty Jane Fiala (Kozak), 93, of Phillips, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2021, at Park Manor Nursing Home, Park Falls, WI. Betty was born in Emery, WI, to John and Minnie (Krahl) Hertlein, on December 27, 1927.
Betty could usually be found in her garden as an avid gardener of both flowers and vegetables. She was a wonderful cook and baker - and was known for her dumplings, sugar cookies, and roast venison with sour cream. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Brian (Diane); grandchildren, Jodi (Mike), Brian Jr (Laura), Wanda (Aaron), Wendy (Michael), Will (Stephanie); great-grandchildren, Mia, Logan, Amelia, Ivan; and many other loved family members.
Betty is preceded in death by her first husband, Bill Fiala; second husband, Joe Kozak; daughter, Beverly; son, Bill; daughter-in-law, Wendy; parents; siblings, Clarence, Earl, John, Ida, Norma, Harry, and James.
A Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2021, at Heindl Funeral Home, 304 N. Avon Ave, Phillips, WI 54555, with visitation beginning one hour prior at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Emery Cemetery.