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Harriet Bettenberg

1919 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Harriet Bettenberg Obituary
Harriet H. Bettenberg, 93


August 3, 1919 - February 19, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Sartell for Harriet H. Bettenberg, age 93, who passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at The Legends at Heritage Place. Rev. Tim Baltes will officiate and burial will be at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in Sartell. Friends and family may call from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service in the gathering area at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Sartell. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Harriet was born on Aug. 3, 1919, in St. Cloud to Anton and Gertrude (Rosha) Schill. She married Charles Bettenberg on June 25, 1941 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta. Harriet was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church where she was a member of the Christian Mothers. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and baking, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her sons and daughter, Douglas (Barb) of Sartell, Durwood (Renee) of Sartell, Dean (Pam) of St. Cloud, Pat (Sue) of Sartell and Naomi (Jack Strum) Viehauser of St. Cloud; 12 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles on Dec. 30, 1989; and 4 siblings, Marcella Laudenbach, Ray, Leonard and Clarence Schill.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at The Legends at Heritage Place Memory Care Unit and St. Cloud Hospital Hospice for the wonderful care they provided Harriet in her final days.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Poor Clare's Monastery, Sauk Rapids.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 21, 2013
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