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 Betty Jean <I>Lage</I> Esau

Betty Jean Lage Esau

Death 2 Jan 2007 (aged 85)
Burial Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 17300972 · View Source
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Betty Jean Esau -- Rochester
Thu, Jan 4, 2007

ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Betty Jean Esau will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Autumn Ridge Church in Rochester. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Mountain Lake Cemetery in Mountain Lake, Minn.

Mrs. Esau, 85, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly a longtime resident of Rochester, died Tuesday (Jan. 2, 2007) in Mesa.

Betty Jean Lage was born June 8, 1921, in Omaha, Neb. She graduated from Omaha Tech High School. On Dec. 20, 1941, she married Arlowe W. "Rip" Esau in Omaha. He died Nov. 18, 2001. The couple lived in Vallejo, Calif., Mankato, Minn., and Mapleton, Minn., and moved to Rochester in 1958. She worked for Olmsted Medical Group as an office supervisor for more than 25 years. In February 2003, she moved to Mesa. She was a member of the First Baptist Church (now Autumn Ridge), and enjoyed cooking and sewing.

Survivors include a son, Ronald (Laurie) of Orono, Minn.; a daughter, Lynn (William) Zmistowski of Boulder, Colo.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, D. William (Marilyn) Lage of Austin and David Lage of Omaha. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.

Visitation will be an hour before the service at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Autumn Ridge Church.

Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes of Rochester is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Added: 4 Jan 2007
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