|Betty A. Gillette, 69|
|Written by TRF Times|
Dilworth - Betty Ann Harfield Gillette, 69, died peacefully at her home in Dilworth, after battling cancer, on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, under the care of her family and Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Funeral services were held on Monday, July 23 at 10 a.m., at Dilworth Lutheran Church.
Betty Ann Harfield was born June 16, 1943, in Dilworth, to Oliver “Speedo” and Gertrude (Lovejoy) Harfield.
Betty married Ken “Buzz” Gillette on April 17, 1957, in Duluth and they lived in California. They eventually relocated back to Dilworth, where they raised their family.
Betty touched many people with her stories and personality. She was a very strong and courageous person. Anyone who met Betty remembered her.
Betty is survived by her husband, Ken, Dilworth; sons, Ken Jr. (Julie), Glyndon, Kevin, Moorhead, and Kyle (Stacy), Beaver Creek; daughter, Stacy (Ron), Beulah, N.D.; 14 grandchildren, Jeremy, Cody, Jacob, Nathan, Ashley, Jerrica, Kelly, Rani, Brandon, Kadie, Kayla, Casey, Zachary and Isaac; seven great-grandchildren, Addie, Ireland, Carter, Journie, Landon, Forrest, and Reese; and a sister, Donna Handegard, Moorhead.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Dwayne and Donald; and a son, Michael.