Betty A. Carlson

Betty A. Carlson

Betty Ann Carlson, 91 of rural Henderson, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at Oak Terrace Senior Living in Jordan.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 21 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine with Reverend Martin Bentz officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine.
Betty was born at home on February 23, 1928 in San Francisco Township of Carver County to Rudolph Andrew and Anne Sarah (Moore) Halquist. She was baptized on April 8, 1928 at the Presbyterian Church in Belle Plaine. Betty was confirmed on June 27, 1943 at West Union Lutheran Church in Carver County. She was a 1946 graduate of Belle Plaine High School.
She married John W. Carlson on May 24, 1947 at the Moravian Church in Chaska, Minnesota. Betty and John farmed in Faxon Township, Sibley County and during that time Betty was John’s partner in the family farming operation.
Betty will best be remembered by her family, especially by her grandchildren for those daily breakfast outings at Emma Krumbee’s restaurant.
Betty enjoyed sewing, cooking, fishing and gardening.
Betty is survived by children, Larry Carlson (and his dear friend Pauline Liebhard), Judy (Ron) Hoff and Jim (Kay) Carlson; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; cousin, Jeanne Bateman; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Carlson and Helen Hennen.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother.
Arrangements are by Kolden Funeral Home of Belle Plaine.

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