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.