Funeral services for Betty A. Nelson will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, MN, with Rev. Clayton Balsley officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Betty passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Oak Park Place. She was 91 years old.
Betty was born on March 25, 1928 in New Richland, MN, the daughter of Olaf and Leona (Heckes) Halvorson. Betty was united in marriage to Howard Nelson on August 17, 1945 in Albert Lea, MN.
Betty enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, taking care of her home, and especially mowing her yard.
Betty is survived by her son, Paul (Ginger) Nelson of Kasson, MN; daughter, Pat Steele of Albert Lea, MN; grandchildren, Shelley (Dean) Irish and their children, Mitchell and Brook of Chatfield, MN; Rodney (Sheila) Steele and their children, Tyler and Madison of Albert Lea, MN; Jeremy Nelson and daughter, Cassi of Mantorville, MN; great-great grandchildren, Adrian and Gemma; siblings, Shirley Halvorson of CA, Linda Graham of Anchorage, AK, and Barbara Peterson of Wheat Ridge, CO; sister in-law, Joyce Halvorson of Albert Lea, MN; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; parents; brother, Burton Halvorson; sister, Genelle Stuckey; brother, Jerome Halvorson; sister, Marie Halvorson; son in-law, Dennis Steele.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Bridge Community Church, Albert Lea, or to the donor’s choice.
Blessed be her memory!