Elizabeth Belle Libor-Marketon ‘Betty,’ age 76, of Aitkin, formerly of Delano, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Golden Horizons Home in Cross Lake.
She was born March 2, 1937, in Delano, to Martin and Elizabeth (Plotnik) Libor.
Betty was a caregiver her entire life.
She loved the outdoors and always could be found walking the woods or canoeing the lakes of northern Minnesota. Betty spent her retirement years close to her beloved sister, Gloria, sharing the outdoors and their love for animals.
Betty was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara; a brother, Martin; and her parents.
She is survived by her children and grandchildren; sons Daniel Marketon of Sioux Falls, SD, William and Christy Marketon of Hartford, SD, and James and Andria Marketon of Mount Pleasant, SC; daughter Diane (Marketon) Sorum of Monticello; grandchildren Jackson Marketon of Minneapolis, Tyler Marketon of Fort Campbell, KY, Seth Sorum of Monticello, and Isabelle Marketon of Hartford, SD; her sister, Gloria Beckstrand of Delano; and many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano, followed by interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation was Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; and continued Thursday, one hour prior to the Mass at the church.
The Iten Funeral Home in Delano handled the arrangements.