BETTY J. ROEHLKE

AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA

Betty J. Roehlke, of Cambridge, formerly of Mora, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Rosewood Senior Living in Cambridge.  She was 85 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at the Mora United Methodist Church with Rev. Debra Schaffan officiating.

VISITATION will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Chapel in Mora and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

INTERMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

Betty Joyce Roehlke, formerly of Mora MN, passed away on March 25, 2017 at Rosewood Assisted Living in Cambridge. She was 85 year old.

Betty was born June 10, 1931 to Charlie and Bessie (Van Camp) Anderson in Isle, Minnesota where she was raised and attended school. Her father worked in the building trades, her mother a cook and homemaker. Betty married Raymond Engblom in 1948 and raised 6 children, making their home on a small farm in Isle; later divorcing. In 1966 she married Lawrence Lindstrom. They built a home on Ann Lake where they lived until Lawrence passed away in 2001. Betty married Gus Roehlke in 2002, living on Knife Lake until his death in 2010. Betty was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Betty worked primarily as a homemaker, a hardware store clerk and a teacher’s aide. She enjoyed writing poetry, painting, wild flower and nature photography, fishing, hunting, sewing, agate hunting, and spending time with family and friends. She instilled her love of nature, creativity and sense of humor to her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by sister Mary Hughes of Iowa; children, Michael (Claudette) Engblom-Bradley of Milaca, Dan (Gail) Engblom of Princeton, Kathleen Engblom (Glen Christensen) of Milaca, Sandy Hill (Jerry Withington) of AZ, Lori Engblom (Jim Kessler) of Mora, Bryan (Deb) Engblom of Blaine, 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brothers, Basil, Bob and Bud, and grandson Lee Stassen.

6 guestbook entries for BETTY J. ROEHLKE

  1. Dianna Anderson March 27, 2017 at 7:48 am #

    Goodnight Aunt Betty! You will be missed by so many. God bless you and the family.

  2. Sue Edwardh March 27, 2017 at 11:54 am #

    My deepest sympathy to you all. Betty was a great lady. I remember when you guys lived at Ann lake, we got to do things together. Your Mom always knew what you and I were up to Kath, lol.
    She will be missed by many.
    {{{hugs}}} to you all.
    Sue

  3. Bob and Pat Johnson March 27, 2017 at 1:26 pm #

    Gus and Betty were such fun neighbors on Knife Lake…they were good for each other. Lots of activities with neighbors. We will make sure you receive photos of one of our New Years Eve parties. We share your loss and please know they both will always be remembered. Bob and Pat Johnson

  4. Sue Erickson March 27, 2017 at 4:06 pm #

    It was my privilege to get to know Betty and help her with her daily cares. She was a lot of fun, always made me laugh. I always enjoyed sitting with her and talking. I missed seeing her when I left that job. She was a special lady. 🙏🏻

  5. Roger And Kae Brand March 27, 2017 at 4:10 pm #

    Although I did not no Bette her daughter Sandy told us at Az many loving stories about her and there family I feel like we New her through the beautiful storiesmany prays and love for you all!!

  6. Zane and Juanita March 27, 2017 at 7:17 pm #

    Sandy you and your siblings are in our thoughts. God has promised a heavenly home for his children and I’m sure you will see her again. Let all the beautiful memories keep her alive in your heart

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