|Birth: ||Dec. 30, 1932|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1990|
Bemidji Pioneer, Bemidjii, Beltrami Co., Mn.
Thursday, October 24, 1990
Elva Rafferty Betzler, 57 of Minneapolis died October 17 at St. Mary's Riverside Hospital in Minneapolis.
Funeral services were Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Gearty-Delmore Park Funeral Chapel in St. Louis Park. The Rev. Pat Myers officiated. Interment took place Monday at Ten Lakes Cemetery, rural Cass Lake.
She was born December 30, 1932, in Ten Lake Township to Edward and Cira Rafferty. She attended Buck Lake School before moving to Bemidjii and continuing school here. She moved to Minneapolis in about 1952 and worked for many years as a waitress before going to work in 1981 in medical records at the Park Nicollet Medical Center in Minneapolis, where she was employed at the time of her death.
She is survived by a daughter, Brenda (Mrs. Gary) Klinepere of St. Louis Park; two grandchildren; a brother, Walter Rafferty of Minneapolis; three sisters, Winifred Rafferty of Minneapolis, Mavis Jenkauski of Bemidjii and Elenor Johnson of Hillsdale, Mi.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in deaath by her parents; a brother, boyce, and a sister, Alice.
Cordelia Long Rafferty (1890 - 1933)
Alice Rafferty (1911 - 1981)*
Walter D. Rafferty (1912 - 1992)*
Winifred Rafferty (1914 - 1999)*
Boyce N Rafferty (1919 - 1945)*
Elva Rafferty Betzler (1932 - 1990)
Ten Lake Township Cemetery
Created by: larry
Record added: May 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69613607
Like a pretty flower in the Garden of Life was she.|
Added: Nov. 20, 2011