Betty WestbergBetty Westberg, 85, of Warren, MN, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Sanford Health’s Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, ND.
Betty Westberg, 85, of Warren, MN, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Sanford Health’s Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, ND.
Betty Mae Foldoe was born January 6, 1926 at Highlanding, MN, the daughter of Lars and Hannah Foldoe. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1944 and then from Thief River Falls Teacher’s Training in 1945, which qualified her to teach in rural schools.
On April 1, 1950 she was united in marriage to Iven Gilmen Omundson in Thief River Falls, MN. They had 3 children: Wayne, Rodney, and Carolyn. Iven Gilmen Omundson died in 1962. Betty married Roy V. Westberg on June 6, 1964 in Warren, MN. She worked for Roy V. Westberg Construction as bookkeeper and secretary until his death in 1988.
Betty was very active in her church and community. She held various officer positions in various clubs and organizations: a member of First Lutheran Church; the last charter member of the Warren Home & Auxiliary; a member of Dirt Diggers Garden Club, Agassiz Swedish Heritage Society, Living at Home Block Nurse Program, and several women’s clubs. When her children were younger, she was a leader for the Girl/Boy Scouts and was a Sunday School teacher for many years.
She enjoyed computer activity, family research, photography, scrapbooking, bowling, visiting, and playing board games with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and the MN Twins.
Survivors include: one son, Wayne (Diane) Omundson of Fosston, MN; one daughter-in-law, Jackie Omundson of Bloomington, MN; and one daughter, Carolyn (Rodney) Jorgenson of Warren, MN; 9 grandchildren – Wendy, Melissa, Michael, Amanda, Holly, Lisa, Kristina, Jonathan, and Scott; 19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Alice Kauffmann of Niagara Falls, NY; 3 sisters-in-law, Eunice Omundson, Edna Thorstad, and Mary Lou Gauthier, and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents, stepfather – Alfred Foldoe, husbands - Iven Gilmen Omundson and Roy V. Westberg, son – Rodney, sisters – V. Rose Asp and 2 infants, and an infant granddaughter.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at First Lutheran Church in Warren, MN.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at DuBore Funeral Home in Warren, MN and one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.
INTERMENT: Greenwood Cemetery, Thief River Falls, MN.
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Arrangements with DuBore Funeral Home of Warren, MN