Lana Betts, 68

obit-Betts-LLana Betts, a resident of Little Falls, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013, at the Lutheran Care Center in Little Falls.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 16, at the Randall Presbyterian Church in Randall with the Rev. Rob Bellin officiating. Burial was in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls.
Lana M. (Aleshire) Betts was born Jan. 29, 1945, in Graceville, to the late Robert and Elsie (Bellamy) Aleshire. She grew up east of Randall and attended District #35 country school and later attended Little Falls High School. Lana was united in marriage to Robert Ganz June 30, 1962, at Randall Presbyterian Church; to this marriage five children were born. On Aug. 10, 1984, Lana married Richard Betts at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Freedhem, MN. She was employed at Lik-Nu Cleaners in Little Falls for many years. Lana loved to sew and do seamstress work. She also loved to garden and play cards with her grandchildren and friends.
Lana is survived by her son, Dean (Sonya) Ganz of Little Falls; daughters, Colleen (Gerard) Waldoch of Little Falls, Vicky (Allen) Lashinski of Little Falls, Lanie (Jason) Brott of St. Cloud and Kim (Walter) Betts of Browerville; brothers, Virgil (Judy) Aleshire of Long Prairie and Dothan (Diane) Aleshire, of Rice,; 20 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Lana is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Elsie Aleshire; husband Richard Betts; sister Ida Sennes, and son Russell Ganz.
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