Betty R. Morgan, age 84 of Austin, Minnesota died Saturday night, November 23, 2013, at Our House Assisted Living in Austin. She was born, April 17, 1929, in Faribault, Minnesota the daughter of Lester and Florence (Hand) Payne. She attended school in Faribault, graduating from Faribault High School. On April 9, 1949, she was united in marriage to Delmar R. “Blackie” Morgan at Little Cedar Lutheran Church in Adams. Betty worked her entire life as a waitress, caretaker and cashier. While living in Austin, she worked for twelve years at the Oak Leaf and for several years at Jim’s Super Value. Delmar died on June 16, 2000. Betty enjoyed flower gardening, fishing, bowling, baking, playing cards, bingo, cross stitching, and watching the Twins play. She moved to Our House in November of 2011.
Survivors include her children, Susan (Greg) McAllister of Minnetonka, Diane (Donald) Daily of Austin, Pam Burzinski of Brownsdale, Debra (Steve) Kneeskern of Austin, Gary (Mary) Morgan of Gilbert, MN and Sheila (Gary) Van Osdel of Austin; twelve grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delmar Morgan; a daughter, Laura Bellin; a grandson, Karl Kneeskern and one brother and five sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin with Rev. Glenn Monson officiating. Interment will follow the service at Grandview Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the Worlein Funeral Home prior to the service.