|Birth: ||May 6, 1934|
|Death: ||May 30, 2012|
OBITUARY provided by Ellen Sorenson
on June 6, 2012:
Betty Jane Ruth Bahrke, 78, of Belle Plaine passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Funeral service was at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine and continued one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday. Interment was in Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine.
Betty was born in Renville County, Minnesota on May 6, 1934 to Herbert and Mabel (Miller) Stuber.
On February 18, 1955 she married Maynhardt Bahrke at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart, Minnesota.
Betty worked for the Norwesco Plastics Factory in Belle Plaine for over 14 years and over six years at Empak Company in Waconia. She also worked seasonally for Green Giant Canning Company in Watertown, Glencoe and Le Sueur.
Betty was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran in Belle Plaine. She was a loving mother, grandmother, talented cook, caterer and homemaker. She was a member of the American Legion Aux., VFW Aux., and the 40/8 Cabane #1457.
Betty is survived by her husband, Maynhardt, daughters, Debbra (Dick) Schroeder of Belle Plaine, Marilee (Tim) Schwichtenberg of Belle Plaine; son, Glenden Bahrke of Belle Plaine; six grandchildren, Chuck (Dawn) Winter, Jennifer Winter, Jessica (Michael) Nagel, Chad Schroeder, Allison Schwichtenberg and Adam Schwichtenberg; six great-grandchildren, Stephanie Winter, Samantha Winter, Sabrina Winter, Jonathan Schroeder, Jackson Schroeder and Elizabeth Nagel; brothers, and sisters, Lloyd (Tena) Stuber, Dale (LaDonna) Stuber, MaryAnn Burgess, Shirley (Larry) Kottke, Darlene (Gene) Hennessey, Carol (Gerald) Hennessey, Marlys (Lee) Hennessey, Carlene (Randy) Karels, Phyllis (Dale) Clarke, Mavis (Bobby) Huetteman, Larry (Sandy) Stuber; sister-in-law Helen Bahrke; many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death her parents; son-in-law, Charles Winter; sister, Evangeline Stuber; brother, Frank (Shirley) Stuber; brother-in-law, William Burgess; sister-in-law, Lenora (Martin) Schultz; and brother-in-law, Wilbert Bahrke.
~ published on the Belle Plaine Herald online dated June 6, 2012
Maynhardt Gustav Herman Bahrke (1933 - 2015)*
Created by: Ellen Sorenson
Record added: Jun 06, 2012
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