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Earl William Betz
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1917
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 2009
Houston County
Minnesota, USA

Funeral services for Earl William Betz will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 650 N. Kingston St., in Caledonia; the Rev. Tom Schultz will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Mr. Betz, 91, of Caledonia, died Thursday (April 16, 2009) at his home.

He was born July 8, 1917, in Caledonia, to Charles and Clara (Zibrowski) Betz. On Feb. 24, 1946, he married Maxine Miller at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Caledonia. They farmed in Caledonia Township, Houston County, until retiring in 1985.

Mr. Betz was active in local government, serving as Caledonia Township treasurer for 14 years. A lifelong resident of Caledonia Township, he was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping. He was also an avid woodworker, spending many hours in his shop building furniture and making plaques for his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife; eight children, Kathy Betz of Rochester, David (Rhonda) of Spring Grove, Linda Betz and Joanne (Steven) Schuldt, both of Caledonia, Charles (Joan) of Eau Claire, Wis., Char (Keith) Meiners and Michael (Leah), both of Caledonia, and Kimberly (Eric) Seeger of Maple Grove, Minn.; 14 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Dale; and an infant daughter.

Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Monday at the church.

Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home of Caledonia is in charge of arrangements.

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  Maxine Kathryn Miller Betz (1924 - 2011)*
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Evergreen Cemetery
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Apr 18, 2009
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