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 Lowell J Betsworth

Lowell J Betsworth

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Death Jan 1980 (aged 59)
Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Burial Rowley, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6624702 · View Source
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Obituary:
Lowell J Betsworth, Independence, died Monday night at Peoples Memorial Hospital in Independence after suffering an apparent heart attack. Born Dec 10, 1920, at Le Mars, he was a graduate of Le Mars High School and received a bachelor's degree from Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. He later received a master's degree from the University of Iowa. He married Bethel Shaffer Dec 22, 1946, at Brandon. Mr Betsworth taught school in Rowley and Independence for a number of years and then served as administrator of schools in Galesburg, IL, retiring from there in 1976 and returning to Independence. He had served as the Independence school board business manager and was serving as the school board secretary and negotiator at the time of his death. He was a WW II veteran and a member of the National Education Association and American Arbitrators Association. Survivors include his wife; two sons, James Betsworth of Moline, IL and Robert, at home; one daughter, Mrs Nick Maro of Moline, IL; two sisters, Mrs Francis Hickey of Le Mars and Mrs Reynold Bruinsma of Sioux Center; and three brothers, Leo of Bristow, OK, Wayne of Sioux City and Dwight of Le Mars. Services: 1:30 pm Thursday at the First United Presbyterian Church in Independence. Burial: Rowley Cemetery. Visitation at Mason-Hawe Funeral Home, Independence.


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  • Created by: J Wright
  • Added: 21 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6624702
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lowell J Betsworth (10 Dec 1920–Jan 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6624702, citing Rowley Cemetery, Rowley, Buchanan County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by J Wright (contributor 46543378) .