Betty R. Monnier, 93
Published 1:38 pm Monday, August 2, 2021
Betty Ruth Monnier, age 93, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin, Minnesota.
Betty was born October 16, 1927 on a farm near Dexter to Raymond and Barbara (Hayle) Howe. She attended a rural school in Mower County until the sixth grade. Betty married George Monnier on September 5, 1946 in Fairmont, Minnesota. They lived on a farm near Dexter and had one child, Joyce. Betty was a housewife and loved to garden, crochet, knit, cook, bake and can. She and George enjoyed playing cards with friends and family and traveling every summer. Betty was a life-long member of Zion Lutheran Church of Dexter.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Barbara Howe; husband, George Monnier; brothers, Francis “Bud”, Charles “Chuck”, and Stan Howe; sisters, Virginia Ridgeway and Beverly Howe.
Betty is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Joyce and Dan Vermilyea, Austin, Minnesota; granddaughter: Heather Hughes (Phil Schrack); great grandchildren: Tyler (Ashtin), Elora, and Lily; great-great grandchildren: Carson, Wren, Emmie and Beckham; brother: Lawrence (Martha) Howe; Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 5th at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Reverend Mark Olson officiating. Visitation will be at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary on Wednesday from 4-7 pm and for one hour before the service on Thursday morning. Interment will be in Dexter Cemetery.