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Betty Jane Setterberg

April 16, 1923 ~ October 23, 2019 (age 96)


Betty Jane Setterberg, 96, of Burlington, passed away at 9:30 PM Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the West Point Care Center.

Born April 16, 1923, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Herbert and Harriet "Cecil " Bradfield Bliss. On April 1, 1950, she married Warren A Setterberg in Burlington. He passed away on September 13, 1980.

Betty worked as Office Manager for Burlington Truck Line and co-owned W.B. Express.

She graduated from Burlington High School in 1941. 

Betty loved gardening, especially her flowers, dogs, cats and horses, especially her horse Goldie.

Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Watson of Burlington and Connie (Kent) Field of York, SC; one son, Robert (Julie) Setterberg of West Point; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Besides her beloved husband, Betty was preceded in death by two step-daughters, Marjorie and Vivian, and one grandson, Mark Watson.

The Graveside Committal Service for Betty will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Aspen Grove Cemetery with Pastor Dean Graber officiating. 

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Graveside Service
October 29, 2019

10:00 AM
Aspen Grove Cemetery
2043 Sunnyside
Burlington, IA 52601

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