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Betty Ann Wickman

Betty Ann Wickman

March 14, 1939 - March 21, 2013

MARICOPA, AZ - Betty Ann (Loven) Wickman age 74 passed away on Thursday March 21st in Arizona after a courageous battle with cancer. Betty's Memorial Service will be 2:30 PM Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:30 - 2:30 PM at the funeral home. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home.

Betty was born in a small farmhouse to Wallace and Ella Loven near Kerkhoven, MN on March 14th, 1939. She graduated KMS High School and continued education at community college and other private institutions. She also had a wide variety of special interests including oil painting, Spanish, business writing and computer classes.

Betty enjoyed being active in her community volunteering her time to Special Olympics, United Way and Paint-A-Thon among others. Some of Betty's favorite hobbies were oil painting, cross-stitch, sewing, gardening and a lifelong love of Minnesota sports and particularly the Minnesota Twins. Betty worked for 25 years as an executive assistant with HB Fuller Co. based in St. Paul and retired in 2002. After retirement she enjoyed spending her time with family and friends at her summer home near Lake Mille Lacs in Minnesota, and her winter home in Maricopa, Arizona.

She is survived by sons Wade (Debbie) and Steve; grandchildren Joe, Robin, Myles and Eric; sisters Marjorie, Verna and Violet; brothers Wallace and John; and special friends Mary Alice, Mary Kay and Joe "Brat" Tupy.

She was preceded in death by her father Wallace and mother Ella. In Lieu of flowers, please consider a tax deductible donation to the Saint Francis Youth Hockey Association (SFYHA) which is a recognized 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. PO Box 79, Cedar, MN 55011. Please indicate the gift is in memory of Betty Wickman.