Apr. 9, 1929 New Effington Roberts County South Dakota, USA
Sep. 14, 2007 Breckenridge Wilkin County Minnesota, USA
Betty Wawers, 78, of Breckenridge, MN, died Friday, September 14, 2007 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge. Her funeral will be held Monday, September 17, 2007 at 11:00 AM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Breckenridge, MN. St Mary's Pastoral Associate, Darcy Troville will officiate the service. Visitation will be Monday, September 17, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton, ND.
Betty is survived by: Her daughter: Barbara (Roger) Bucklin, Owensboro, KY, and their children, Melanie (Stephen) Ellingsworth and LeAnn (Chad) Bertke; Her son: Gary (Karalee) Wawers, Fargo, ND, and their children, Matthew and Jenna Wawers; Her four great-grandchildren: Bailey, Craig, McKenzie and Emily.
She was preceded in death by: Her parents: William and Mary Wolfe; Her three brothers: Lyle, Jerry and Stanley
Betty Jean Wolfe was born April 9, 1929 at New Effington, SD, the daughter of Dr. William and Mary (Trom) Wolfe. She grew up and attended school in New Effington, graduating from high school in 1947. Betty was married to Aloys Wawers on September 16, 1948. They then moved to Breckenridge, where she remained a life long resident.
Betty was a devoted daughter, mother, and grandmother. She was always kind and loving and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Betty J Wolfe [Betty J Walje] Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1929 Birthplace: South Dakota Race: White Home in 1930: New Effington, Roberts, South Dakota View Map Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's Name: William S Wolfe Father's Birthplace: Illinois Mother's Name: Mary Wolfe Mother's Birthplace: South Dakota Household Members: Name Age William S Wolfe 48 Mary Wolfe 28 Lyle C Wolfe 2 [2 6/12] Betty J Wolfe 1 [1 2/12]
South Dakota, State Census, 1935
Name: Bettie Wolfe Age: 6 Estimated Birth Year: 1929 Gender: Female Race (Original): White Birthplace: Breckinridge Minnesota Race (Standardized): White Marital Status: Year Married: Spouse or Maiden Name: Residence: New Effington ward 4, Roberts, South Dakota Post Office: New Effington, South Dakota Years in United States: Arrival Year in United States: Naturalized: Father's Birthplace: Rushville Illinois Mother's Birthplace: Roberts Co South Dakota Film Number: 2380540 Digital Folder Number: 4447460 Image Number: 2117 Sheet Number: 319
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Betty J Wolfe Age: 10 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1930 Gender: Female Race: White Birthplace: Minnesota Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Daughter Home in 1940: New Effington, Roberts, South Dakota View Map Inferred Residence in 1935: New Effington, Roberts, South Dakota Residence in 1935: Same House Sheet Number: 1A Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age William S Wolfe 62 Mary Wolfe 38 Lyle C Wolfe 12 Betty J Wolfe 10 Jerald L Wolfe 3
South Dakota, State Census, 1945
Name: Betty Jean Wolfe Event: Census Event Date: Event Place: Lein, Roberts, South Dakota Post Office: New Effington,, South Dakota Gender: Age: 16 Marital Status: Race: White Birthplace: Buckridge Marriage Date: Estimated Birth Year: 1929 Years in United States: 16 Estimated Arrival Year in United States: 1929 Father's Birthplace: United States Mother's Birthplace: United States Naturalized: testr: 4555920