Age 85 Betty was born on May 20, 1928 near Moffit, North Dakota. She was raised on a small farm near there and attended a traditional 1 room school house. She later moved to So St Paul to raise her family and worked for over 3 decades in the Stock Yards for Armours until her retirement in 1979. Betty filled her retirement years by touring America, loving her family, and working for area jewelers to keep herself busy. Preceded in death by her mother Ellen Mills (Crawford) and step father William Mills, life time partner Mickey Johnson, and sister Sally Frank. Survived by son Lenard (Dianne), grandson Christopher (Rhonda), granddaughter Shelly Kindem-Nelson (Matt), step granddaughters, great grandchildren, and sisters Peggy Scherr & Mary Mallard. Visitation Thursday, Jan. 30 starting at 5PM with a Memorial Service at 7pm at Kandt & Tetrick Funeral Home, 140-8th Ave No, South St. Paul.