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Elizabeth "Betty" Lather

November 14, 1925 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 96)

Obituary

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Lather, age 96, died November 17, 2021, at Colfax Health and Rehabilitation Center in Colfax, Wisconsin, with family by her side.

Betty was born on November 14, 1925, in Iroquois South Dakota to the late A.F. and Lily (Knouse) Mae Dollenbacher. Betty was united in marriage Ned “Ole” Lather on January 4, 1947.

Preceding Betty in death is her husband Ole, who passed away in 2005; and brothers: Dale Albert Dollenbacher; and Francis (Gus) Dollenbacher.

She was a devoted mother to her children: Patti Lather (Janet Russell) of Columbus, Ohio; Peggi Brown of Charlotte, North Carolina; Deny Lather of Lake Norden, South Dakota; David Lather of Rochester; Douglas (Laurel) Lather of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Paula (Mike) Sperl of Menomonie, Wisconsin; grandchildren: Jason Brown; Kelly (Paul) Pflug; Heidi Hershberger; Chris and Alison Lather; Amir (Essra Mostafa) Ghalib; and Heather, Shane, and Clay McKee; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters: Barbara Grafton; and Kathryn Dusso; and nieces and nephews.

 

Betty’s family prefers that all who choose to attend please wear a mask.

Contributions can be sent to the St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery at

45671 County Highway 14, Perham, MN 56573

in memory of Betty.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 1, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ New York Mills
110 South Broadway
New York Mills, MN 56567

Rosary
Wednesday
December 1, 2021

5:30 PM
Karvonen Funeral Home ~ New York Mills
110 South Broadway
New York Mills, MN 56567

Funeral Mass
Thursday
December 2, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Lawrence Catholic Church ~ Perham
46404 County Highway 14
Perham, MN 56573

Burial
Thursday
December 2, 2021

12:30 PM
St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery
46404 County Highway 14
Perham, MN 56537

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