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Betty M. Schmitz

Betty M. Schmitz

Betty M. Schmitz, 92 of New London, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at GlenOaks Care Center in New London. Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London.

Betty Mae Schmitz was born on December 22, 1925, in Eden Valley, the daughter of Roy and Ethel (Coulter) Cloakey. She grew up in Eden Valley and graduated from Eden Valley high school. On September 25, 1948, Betty was united in marriage to Ansley Schmitz in Eden Valley. They made their home in Spring Lake Park and Robbinsdale where she worked for the railroad as a secretary until retirement. They moved to New London in 1991. Betty and Ansley shared in 44 years of marriage before his death on March 30, 1993. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting, shopping and trips to the casino.

Betty is survived by her niece, Kathie Cloakey of New London and good friend, Renee Hanson of New London. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ansley.