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Betty Jane Bottelson Rosby
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1925
Pope County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 2009
Pope County
Minnesota, USA

Betty J. Rosby, age 83, of Starbuck, Minnesota, died on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. on
Saturday, May 2, 2009, at Indherred Lutheran Church near Starbuck, with Rev. Sarah Taylor officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. on Friday at the funeral home in Glenwood and will resume on Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, Kensington, MN. Arrangements are with
Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

Betty Jane Bottelson was born on July 14, 1925, in the Starbuck Hospital to Carl and Josephine (Ellingson) Bottelson. She lived with her parents and older siblings, Adeline, Russell and Bernadine on a farm south of East Zion Church and attended the District 22 school nearby. Another sister, Arlette, died at 18 months. Later Betty moved to Starbuck and graduated from Starbuck High School.

As a young woman she worked at North American Life and Casualty in Minneapolis until her marriage to Lloyd Rosby on March 7, 1948. They lived on the Oscar Rosby farm south of Kensington. During those years, their two children, Gordon and Diane were born. In 1960 they moved to Kensington where they operated the meat market and locker plant. After the locker plant closed, Betty worked for Fingerhut in Benson. In 1970 they lost Diane in a car accident and Lloyd suffered a stroke in 1971. The family then moved to Starbuck where Betty worked for the Minnewaska Lutheran Home and cared for Lloyd. She worked there as an aide until her retirement in 1994. Lloyd died in 1995. In February of 2008,Betty moved from her home to the Holly Ridge Retirement Village, where she lived until January 2009 when she moved to the Minnewaska Lutheran Home. Betty was a member of Indherred Lutheran Church, the women's circle, the hospital auxiliary and the Minnewaska Lutheran Home Auxiliary.

She is survived by her son, Gordon and his wife, Karen Rosby of Aberdeen, SD; their children, Monica Rosby of Aberdeen, SD and Waldomiro (and wife, Gyselle) dos Santos of Altamonte Springs, FL; one great-granddaughter, Ashley; her sister, Bernadine Lund of Glenwood, MN; and her sisters-in-law, Gerri Bottelson of Minneapolis and Vivian Rosby of Edina. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd; her daughter, Diane; her sister, Adeline (Julius) Hagestuen; her brother, Russell Bottelson; and brothers-in-law, Roy Rosby and Olaf Rosby. 
Family links: 
  Lloyd Oliver Rosby (1919 - 1995)*
  Diane Betty Rosby (1952 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
First Lutheran Cemetery
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: R.Bye
Record added: Aug 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96309378
Betty Jane <i>Bottelson</i> Rosby
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