Betty Ann Reynolds, 80

Published 8:49 am Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Betty Ann Reynolds, 80

Betty Ann (Johnson) Reynolds, 80, of Dexter, Minnesota, died Monday May 13, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones at her home.

Betty Ann (Johnson) Reynolds was born Sept. 8, 1938, to Roy and Gladys (Exe) Johnson in Sargeant Township, Mower County, Minnesota. She attended Hayfield High School. Betty was united in marriage to Donald Reynolds and together they had a son, Vincent, and daughter, Dawn. Betty kept busy as a mother, grandmother, Girl Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, and school van driver. She painted and wallpapered. She was heavily involved in Evanger Lutheran Church and the Hayfield American Legion Auxiliary. In her free time, Betty enjoyed traveling, tending her lawn and gardens, feeding her birds, and spending time with her family and friends.

Betty is survived by her children, Vincent (Andrea) Reynolds of Hayfield, Minnesota, and Dawn (Todd) Reed of Grand Meadow, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Cole Hartson, Elizabeth Reynolds, Connor Hartson, Jacob Reynolds, Patrick Reynolds and Cayden Reed; sister, Lorna (Johnson) Lybeck of Rochester, Minnesota, and brother, Merlin (Lynn) Johnson of Harrison, Arkansas.

Email newsletter signup

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Gladys Johnson; her husband, Donald Reynolds; sisters, Ramona (Johnson) Yngsdal and Lorraine (Johnson) Bolstad; and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Evanger Lutheran Church, 33554 660th Ave. Sargeant, MN 55973, with Pastor Dwight Dobell officiating, assisted by Pastor Paul Hauschild. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Czaplewski Funeral Home, 501 Second St. NW, Hayfield, MN 55940, and will continue one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Evanger Cemetery following the funeral service. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit