Leona “Betty” Dietrich, age 80, of Waconia, formerly of Independence, passed away peacefully Monday, May 17, 2010, surrounded by family.
She was born Dec. 6, 1929, in Independence, to Robert and Rose (Stromberg) Pool.
Betty loved doll collecting, camping, fishing, painting and her animals.
She is survived by her husband, Kermit; daughters Deb and Dennis Pouliot, Chris and Kevin Lindemer, and Lisa and Marty Dietrich-Blocker; grandchildren Jeff (Alyssa), Anna, Justin (Sarah), Matt, Josh, Emily, Charlie, and Sam; three surviving brothers; and numerous other family members.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Rose Pool; and two siblings.
Funeral services took place Thursday, May 20 at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano with the Rev. Robert Hellman officiating. Interment was in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.