Betty Lee Johnson, age 66, of Brooten, formerly of Dassel, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021, at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood, MN.
Betty Lee Johnson, the daughter of Richard and Betty Irene (Compton) Johnson, was born June 24, 1955, in Litchfield, MN.
Betty grew up in the Kimball area, where she was baptized at the Church of Christ in Kimball. Betty graduated from Kimball High School in 1973.
Betty was united in marriage to Jeffrey Iverson Sr. at a little church in Lengby, Mn. Together, they made their home in the Dassel area.
Betty was employed by 3M in Hutchinson for more than 35 years as a slitter operator and other jobs over the years.
In 2008, Betty moved to Brooten, where she has since resided.
Betty had a heart of gold, she loved her children, grandchildren, and her great-granddaughter with her whole heart.
One of her favorite events was having coffee with her granddaughter, Lilly.
She enjoyed the holidays, getting together with her family, sharing a meal and being together. Easter held a special spot in her heart.
She loved to make jokes and kid around, and bring treats and presents to her grandchildren.
She could often be found making beaded bracelets or going on General Store tours to acquire her craft supplies. She had recently started a genealogy project and was touring cemeteries to find family cemetery markers. She thoroughly enjoyed getting her hair done.
She is survived by her children, Jeff (Holly) Iverson of Dassel, Melissa Iverson of Eden Valley, and Andrea (Tony) Norton of Watkins; special friend, Steve Schmit of Brooten; eight grandchildren, Nathaniel Nemitz and special friend, Nikki Guyer, Lilly Thomson and special friend, Jacob Popp, Tristan Wilson and special friend, Katlyn, Keyaria Wilson and special friend Christian Hendrickson, Alexander Diffley, Madilynn Iverson, Makynzie Iverson, and Morgan Iverson; great-granddaughter, Kinsley Hendrickson; sisters, Janice (Rick) Schutz of Cold Spring, Jackie (Paul) Ruhland of Minnetonka, Wanda (Steve) Olk of Montrose, Sherry Schliesing of Howard Lake; as well as several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Betty and Richard Johnson; siblings, Stevie Johnson, Karen Johnson, and Mike “Chopper” Johnson.
A celebration of life took place Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel, with Pastor Darren Olson officiating.
The burial of the urn will be at the Dassel Community Cemetery in the spring.
There was a time to gather one hour prior to the service Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel.