Betty M. Gruette, 90

Betty Marie Gruette, age 90, of Winsted, MN, passed away Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, at The Gardens at Winsted with family by her side.

She was born March 11, 1930, in Laird, CO, to August and Thelma (Carey) Carlson.

Betty was united in marriage to Vern Gruette July 28, 1961.

She was a member of the Oster Evangelical Covenant Church in rural Winsted.

Betty enjoyed playing bingo, puzzles, sewing, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Vern, in 1993; brothers, Earnest Carlson, and August Carlson.

She is survived by her children, Vaughn (Jan) Nash; Kathy (Doug) Vollrath; William “Willy” (Sharon) Gruette; Laura (Dan) Ferguson; Mark (Diane) Gruette; and Gerald (Melissa) Gruette; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Elsie Gustafson, and Nancy (Bill) Bledsoe; and many nieces, and nephews.

Private family inurnment will take place at the Union Cemetery in Mound, MN. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.

If you wish to send a card or condolence, use the following: Gerald Gruette, 211 Bluestem Ct. Watertown, MN 55388, or glgruette@charter.net.

Arrangements are by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

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