Bettye Scholljegerdes

BETTYE DORIS SCHOLLJEGERDES, age 91 of Waseca died on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Foxdale in Waseca.

Born on March 11, 1927 in Waseca County, she was the daughter of William and Amelia (Rieck) Timmerman.  She attended Waseca High School and married Willard Lawrence Scholljegerdes on December 29, 1946 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in New Richland.   Following their marriage, they lived in Owatonna for a few years before moving to the family farm in Otisco Township, Waseca County in 1950 where they farmed and milked cows. Bettye loved the Lord, her family, church, and the farm.  She was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Otisco and the Ladies Aid and a member of the Farmer’s Union.

She is survived by her children, Suzanne Scholljegerdes of Waseca; Joyce (Dennis) Routh of New Richland, Donna Bauman of Chimacum, WA, Carol (Alan) Matz of Waseca, Patti (Eric) Kalis of Waseca, and Amy (John) Alvis of Ward, AR; 16 grandchildren; and 22 great grandchildren.  She is also survived by sister-in-law, Jean Timmerman and brother-in-law, Richard (Delaine) Scholljegerdes.   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, James Willard Scholljegerdes; brothers, Fernly (Mildred) Timmerman, Donald Timmerman, and Lloyd Timmerman; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Harvey (Mary) Scholljegerdes, Lavern (Ardella) Scholljegerdes, and Ruth (Gene) Renslow.

Visitation will be held at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca on Friday, November 23, 2018 from 4-7 PM and continue on Saturday, one hour before services at the church.

Funeral services will be held at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Otisco on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Scott Williams officiating.   Burial will follow at Otisco Cemetery. 

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