Elizabeth “Betty” Kathleen Elsen, age 92, of Loretto, passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
She was born Dec. 8, 1925, in Minneapolis, to Marvin and Bernice (Smith) Baker.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas; grandchildren Emma and Stephen Elsen, step-mother Margaret (Newton) Baker; and siblings Russ Baker, Bob Baker, Mona Andreson, Joyce Thomas, and Jim Newton.
She is survived by her children: Barb (Ron) Zachman, Kathy (Stuart) Hemmingson, Jerry (Patricia), Mazy Elsen, Greg (Sherry), Janice Voltin, and Randy (Susie); grandchildren Jennifer, Kristofer, Laurel, Alyssa, Eric, Mike, John, Nick, Cassandra, Matt, Megan, Kristi, Paul, Jenny, Brandon, Lindsey, Joe, Mary, Kate, Peter, Julie, Laura, and Nina; great grandchildren Kiley, Tyler, Avery, Ben, Vincent, Lucas, Maddie, Logan, Dawson, Elin, Hudson, and Emerson; and siblings Jerry (Edna) Baker, Linda (Mike) MacDonald, and Joan (Steve) Bakken.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, followed by interment in the church cemetery.
There was visitation Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; continuing Wednesday at the church from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to Mass.
Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.