WILLASSON, Elizabeth J. (Foster) 1921-2018
WILLASSON, FOSTER, HISKEY
Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 3/7/2018 at 17:56:22
Memorial Services: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Waterloo, West 4th and Baltimore Streets
Private burial in Memorial Park Cemetery will precede services
First Baptist Church or Friendship Village Auxiliary
Elizabeth 'Betty' J. Willasson, 96, of Waterloo, died at Friendship Village Tuesday, March 6, 2018 of natural causes.
She was born on April 20, 1921 in Waterloo, daughter of Victor and Vona Hiskey Foster. She graduated from Waterloo West High School in 1939 and later attended Iowa State Teachers College.
She married Donald 'Don' E. Willasson on September 16, 1944, in Hollywood CA. Don passed away on October 19, 2007.
Betty worked as a Teacherís aide at Irving Elementary for several years. She later worked at Short's Travel as a receptionist.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, Waterloo. She was an Elklet and Past President of PEO Chapter FE, Waterloo Womanís Club, and Garden Club as well as a nationally accredited flower show judge. She was also part of Questers and Floral Study clubs. She was a Waterloo Diplomat with the Chamber of Commerce.
Betty is survived by her daughters: Sally Willasson of Dayton, MN and Susan Lovstad of Burnsville, MN; granddaughters, Stephanie Larson of Carver, MN and Heidi Hanson (Tom) of Maple Grove, MN; a grandson, Scott Lovstad of Houston, TX; and five great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brothers, Jack and Victor Foster.
SOURCE: Locke funeral home website
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