Betty Wilcox, 62, Albert Lea

Published 11:03 am Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Memorial services will be at a later date for Betty Kristine Wilcox of Albert Lea, who died on Monday, May 27, 2013, at her home in Albert Lea.

Betty was born June 14, 1950, in St. Peter, the daughter of G. Charles and Mary Jane (Prince) Wilcox. She graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1968, attended Gustavus Adolphus College and was a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Betty was a certified medical transcriptionist and worked for a time at St. Marys Hospital in Minneapolis, and for more than 40 years at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church and was historian for the PEO.

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Betty enjoyed knitting, crocheting, cooking and baking. She was a contributor and supporter of the Humane Society and a devoted aunt and great aunt. Betty was a member of the state professional transcriptionist group and treasurer for the Fountain View Condo Association.

She is survived by her brother, David and his wife, Mary Jo Wilcox of Olympia, Wash.; sister, Pat and her husband, Joel Peterson, of St. Paul; nieces and nephews, Keith Wilcox, Ellen Wilcox and her husband, Peter Lane, Joseph (Diana) Wilcox, Jill (Chad) Towle and Jane Peterson and her husband, Eric Jacobsen; great-nieces and nephews include, Josephine and Elias Wilcox-Lane, David and Alexander Wilcox and Lincoln Towle.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents.