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Betsworth, Josephine A. 1878-1940


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/25/2014 at 11:35:42

LeMars Globe-Post
Monday, September 16, 1940

Mrs. Josephine Betsworth, Merrill, Passed Away Thursday

Funeral services for Mrs. Josephine A. Betsworth were held on Monday morning at 9:30 o’clock from St. Joseph’s church at Ellendale with Father Greteman officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph’s cemetery at Ellendale under the direction of Wiltgen’s funeral home.

Mrs. Betsworth passed away at her home near Merrill on Thursday. She was 61 years of age.

Josephine Goedert, the daughter of Nicholas and Margaret Goedert, nee Mockel, was born October 16, 1878, at Merrill, Iowa, and had lived on the same farm her entire life with the exception of six months spent in South Dakota. In 1903 she was united in marriage to Edgar Betsworth, at Merrill. Her husband preceded her in death in 1933, and one son, Joseph, died in infancy.

Surviving to mourn her loss are two sons, Frank and Leonard and one sister, Mrs. Frank Woll.

Mrs. Betsworth was a member of the Altar Society and St. Mary’s Circle and was a staunch member and a willing supporter of the Ellendale church.


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