Betty Jo Gedrose 61, of rural Sleepy Eye, died on Nov.12, 2018

Betty Jo Gedrose 61, of rural Sleepy Eye, died on Nov.12, 2018, at her home. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Saturday from noon until 1 p.m., at the church. Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. The clergy will be Pastor Nathan Luong. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at

Betty Jo Gedrose was born on April 18, 1957 in North Platte, NE, the daughter of Pete and Goldine (Bowen) Roueche. She grew up in Hershey, NE where she graduated from High School. She attended Welding School and Beauty School in North Platte. Betty worked construction on Interstate 80. She moved to Windsor, Colo., where she met Don Gedrose. She attended Drug Abuse Counseling School in Windsor. Betty married Don on Aug. 20, 1994 in New Ulm. She worked several jobs including waitressing, factory work at Kraft and later bought Farmstead by Sleepy Eye where she worked until the present. She enjoyed camping, baking and visiting with family and friends.

Betty is survived by husband, Don of rural Sleepy Eye; mother, Goldine Roueche of Hershey, Nebr; daughter, Tina Edington of Hastings, Nebr, Angie Nelson of Wheatland, N.D; grandchildren: Biancye, Shanoah, Kaiden, Hadlee, Liberty, Hailey, Breah, Taaun, Ellianna, Kahleena, Michael, Jr., Beaudyn, Chett; sister, Shirley Krueger of Denver, Colo.; step-children: Dirk Gedrose of Fargo, N.D, Melissa Gedrose of Wahpeton, N.D, Eric Gedrose of Chaska; step-grandchildren: Alexis, Brook, Jace and Lucy. She was preceded in death by her father, Pete Roueche and sister, Kay (Roueche) Adkins.