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Betty Jean Wolfe Wawers
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1929
New Effington
Roberts County
South Dakota, USA
Death: 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
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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
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Betty J Wolfe 1
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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
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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


Minnesota Divorce Index, 1970-1995

Name: Betty J Wawers
Gender: Female
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1929
Age: 45
Spouse Name: Aloys H Wawers
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1928
Age: 46
Divorce Date: 28 Oct 1974
Divorce County: Wilkin


Social Security Death Index

Name: Betty Jean Wawers
Last Residence:
Born: 9 Apr 1929
Died: 14 Sep 2007
State (Year) SSN issued: South Dakota (Before 1951) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Stortz Wolfe (1878 - 1948)
  Mary Bertha Trom Wolfe (1902 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Stanley Wolfe*
  Pauline A Wolfe Bates (1913 - 2004)**
  Lyle Charles Wolfe (1927 - 1982)*
  Betty Jean Wolfe Wawers (1929 - 2007)
  Jerald Lee Wolfe (1936 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Memorial Gardens
Wahpeton
Richland County
North Dakota, USA
 
Maintained by: gamma
Originally Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Aug 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94668979
Betty Jean <i>Wolfe</i> Wawers
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
Betty Jean <i>Wolfe</i> Wawers
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