|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1922|
|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2011|
St. Louis County
Betty Mary Sten, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, 88, passed away Jan. 18, 2011, in Duluth, where she lived for the past seven years.
Betty was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Argyle, Minn., to Henry and Laura (Bacon) Dufault. Betty was the oldest of seven children.
Betty married Gunnar Sten in Stephen, Minn., Nov. 20, 1941. Gunnar and Betty had two children, Arvid and Linda. They made their home in Stephen. Gunnar passed away March 26, 1997.
Betty worked as a waitress in local cafés and at Arctic Cat in Karlstad.
She was active in St. Stephen's Catholic Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Homemakers and Birthday Clubs, and Red Hat Club. Betty enjoyed working with plants and had a green thumb. She also enjoyed entertaining, baking, playing cards, bingo and being surrounded by family and friends.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gunnar; sisters Angel, Darlene and Gloria; and brothers Roderick and Russell.
Betty is survived by her brother, William Dufault; son Arvid (Judy) Sten of Argyle; daughter Linda (John) Meek of Alborn; grandchildren Michael (Julie) Sten of Bagley, Minn., Annette Sten of Thief River Falls, Minn., Tracy (Lee) Jacobs of Duluth, Crystal (Chad) Nicolai of Hermantown and Kerry (Lawrence) Johnson of Alborn; and five great-granddaughters, Elizabeth Nicolai, Nora and Nina Jacobs, and Sophie and Lily Johnson.
VISITATION: after 3 p.m. with a 5 p.m. prayer service Sunday, Jan. 23, and 9:30 until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Monday, Jan. 24, in St. Stephen Catholic Church in Stephen. Interment at St. Stephen's Cemetery, Stephen.
Saint Stephen Cemetery
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Jan 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64495234