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Joseph Francis Betchwars
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Birth: Jul. 5, 1884
New Prague
Le Sueur County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1970
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA

Obituary for Joe (Waseca Journal, Fri 09 Oct 1970, pg 10): FINAL RITES MONDAY FOR J. BETCHWARS. Waseca - Joseph F Betchwars, 86, 708 W Elm, died late Thursday evening at Rochester. He was born at New Prague, Minn to Mr and Mrs James Betchwars. He attended elementary school at New Richland. Mr Betchwars farmed in Waseca county area for many years and retired in 1941, moving into Waseca. He was employed by Birds Eye for a few years and at Waseca Memorial hospital for several years. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. June 7, 1928 he married Edna Haushahn of New Richland at Waseca. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Mrs Kenneth (Lucille) Casper, Miami Florida; Mrs Delbert (Jo Ann) Knuth, Glencoe; and Mrs Mark (Jean Marie) Swift, Comfrey; nine grandchildren; a sister, Mrs Emma Lonergan, St Paul, and a brother, Frank Betchwars, Mankato. Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rev Donald Leary will officiate and burial will be in Calvary cemetery at New Richland. Visitation will be after two o'clock Sunday at the Pfaff-Kinder Home for Funerals with a parish rosary at 8 p.m. that evening. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, and two brothers."

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  Hannora Janes Betchwars (1885 - 1927)
  Edna Catherine Haushahn Betchwars (1907 - 1996)*
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Calvary Cemetery
New Richland
Waseca County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Apr 12, 2011
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Joseph Francis Betchwars
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