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Elizabeth A. Minnick

Elizabeth A. Minnick

Dec. 5, 1949 - Jan. 11, 2009

HUTCHINSON -- Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Minnick, 59, of Hutchinson, died Sunday at her home. She had suffered with cancer.

The service was Friday. Arrangements were with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.

She was born Dec. 5, 1949, in New Ulm to George L. and Delores Rose (Windhorn) Sturm. She graduated from New Ulm High School in 1968.

On March 1, 1969, she married Dave Minnick in New Ulm. They lived for a short time in Bird Island and then lived in Glencoe for six years. In 1977 they moved to Hutchinson. She babysat, cleaned for the Hutch Motel, and in 1985 they began Dave and Betty's Tri-Minnick Cleaners.

She was a member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson and St. Margaret's Society in New Ulm.

She is survived by her husband; daughter: Dana Minnick of Hutchinson; parents of New Ulm; sisters: Gwen (and John) Melchert of New Ulm and Bonnie (and Gary) Marquardt of Hamburg; brothers: Ed (and Jean) Sturm of Hanska and Don (and Anita) Sturm of Dassel.

She was preceded in death by her son: Lonny Minnick; and by one sister.