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Betty Anne Nelson

Feb. 6, 1930 — Nov. 26, 2019

Betty Anne Nelson died Nov. 26, 2019, at the age of 89, a 30-year resident at Meadow Wood Apartments in Davis.

Betty Anne Schmidt was born to Hugo and Hedwig (Hadie) Schmidt, Feb. 6, 1930, in Davenport, Iowa, with older brother Richard and two older sisters, Suzanne (Sally) and JoAnne.

She attended grade school through high school in Davenport and attended one year at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill.

Betty Anne married John William (Bill) Nelson, Feb.17, 1951, and they were together 56 years. Betty Anne was a loving mother of three children, Richard (b. 1953), David (b. 1954) and Betsy (b. 1955). When asked her greatest joy, Betty Anne said “My joy was spending time with my children!” 365体育官网She loved being a homemaker, wife and mother.

Betty worked where she enjoyed interacting with the public, including as a buyer for The Little Stone House, Davenport Visiting Nurses Association, as president of the New Neighbors Association in Saratoga and as a sales representative at a gift shop in Woodland.

 Betty Anne is survived by her three children, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild, as well as her brother, one sister, two nephews, three nieces, two great-nephews, two great-nieces and two great-great-nieces. Betty Anne will be interred with her husband at a private ceremony on Feb. 6 at the Sac365体育官网ramento Valley National Cemetery.

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