Betty Wawers, 78, of Breckenridge, MN, died Friday, September 14, 2007 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge. Her funeral will be held Monday, September 17, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Breckenridge, MN. St Mary's Pastoral Associate, Darcy Troville will officiate the service. Visitation will be Monday, September 17, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton, ND.
Betty is survived by: Her daughter: Barbara (Roger) Bucklin, Owensboro, KY, and their children, Melanie (Stephen) Ellingsworth and LeAnn (Chad) Bertke; Her son: Gary (Karalee) Wawers, Fargo, ND, and their children, Matthew and Jenna Wawers; Her four great-grandchildren: Bailey, Craig, McKenzie and Emily.
She was preceded in death by: Her parents: William and Mary Wolfe; Her three brothers: Lyle, Jerry and Stanley
Betty Jean Wolfe was born April 9, 1929 at New Effington, SD, the daughter of Dr. William and Mary (Trom) Wolfe. She grew up and attended school in New Effington, graduating from high school in 1947. Betty was married to Aloys Wawers on September 16, 1948. They then moved to Breckenridge, where she remained a life long resident.
Betty was a devoted daughter, mother, and grandmother. She was always kind and loving and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.