Betty Ann Nathe, 46
December 7, 1964-April 1, 2011
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, April 5, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Avon, for Betty Ann Nathe, 46, of St. Joseph, who died at her home surrounded by her loving family, on April 1, 2011. The Reverend Blane Wasnie, OSB, will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Cemetery in St. Joseph.
Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 PM on Monday, April 4, at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph, and after 9:30 AM on Tuesday at St. Benedict's Catholic Church in Avon. Parish prayers will be at 4:15 PM on Monday at the Funeral Home in St. Joseph.
Betty was born on December 7, 1964 in Marshall, MN to Gerhardt and Donna (Grant) Nies. Betty graduated from Tech High School in St. Cloud in 1983. She married Michael Nathe on December 3, 1988 at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Betty took pride in her flower gardens. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and supporting her family's motocross events. She was a committee member and MC for the annual "Surviving with Style" banquet and fundraiser. Betty was a loving wife, mother and friend who was able to live every day to its fullest. She taught her family to live in the moment.
Betty is survived by her husband Mike, sons Jeremy and Justin at home, mother Donna of St. Cloud, sisters and brother, Peggy (Dennis) Sims of Woodbridge, CA, Linda (Craig) Campana of Eau Claire, WI, Jean (Steve) Ziebarth of Clearwater, Roy (Rhonda) Nies of Sartell, Karen Nies of Garrison, Mary Jo Nies of Las Vegas, NV, many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Betty's family would like to extend special thanks to the Coborn's Cancer Center staff and all who provided her with medical care and compassion.
Memorials are preferred.