ELIZABETH M. "BETTY" NETZELElizabeth M. "Betty" Netzel, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014
Elizabeth M. "Betty" Netzel, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, at the Benedictine Health Center.
Elizabeth was born in Duluth on Sept. 7, 1922, to Peter and Mary (Fergon) Kupczynski.
When she was a young woman, she worked at DeWitt Seitz in downtown Duluth. She also worked at the Children's Arcade in Lakeside.
Betty married Tom Netzel on Aug. 24, 1946. Their son George was born Nov. 26, 1948. She was a devoted wife and mother and the world's best homemaker. Betty enjoyed knitting, embroidery, cooking and her family.
Her husband of 67 years, Tom, preceded her in death by only four months. Betty was also preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Ralph, Ed and Chuck.
She is survived by her son, George (JoAnn) Netzel; granddaughter, Lisa Netzel and grandson, Brian (Katie) Netzel; great-grandson, Elias Netzel.
The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Benedictine Health Care Center for their excellent care of Betty.
VISITATION: 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. memorial service Monday, Jan. 6, in the Benedictine Health Care Center 3rd floor chapel, 935 Kenwood Ave. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, 624-5200.