In memory of
Betty Joan Viitala
In memory of
Betty Joan Viitala
Viitala (nee' Foster), Betty Joan age 87, of Bloomington, MN passed away peacefully at home on March 20, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer. She is predeceased by her husband, Wilfred C. Viitala, and survived by her four daughters, Mary & Jay Kelley (Lauren & Jeffrey; great granddaughter, Isabelle), Ann Viitala & Faye Price, Susan & Dave Montgomery (Carrie, Phil and Abby; great granddaughter Rose), Sarah & Mike Badower (Ben and Eli); sister, Donna Foster, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by four siblings Robert Foster, Maxine Lepp, Joyce Kesteloot, & Tom Foster. Betty was born in Marshall, Mn and graduated from the Minnesota School of Business. She worked as a secretary for a physician specializing in diseases of the eye prior to marrying and starting her family. Betty and Will had a long and happy marriage and enjoyed travelling, socializing with friends and family, and spending time at their cabin. Betty was bright, articulate, organized, highly competitive and had a true sense of style. She had many talents. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed collecting and refinishing furniture, was an avid card player and enjoyed playing bridge with her friends. Betty and Will were charter members of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, MN. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Her family would like to thank the many family and friends, Fairview Homecare and Hospice, and Grace A Team, who provided tremendous love and support during the past few months. Her family would especially like to thank her friends at Girard Park East who made that such a wonderful place to live.
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Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels - Edina
5000 West 50th Street (at Highway 100)
Edina, MN 55436
In memory of
Betty Joan Viitala
Viitala (nee' Foster), Betty Joan age 87, of Bloomington, MN passed away peacefully at home on March 20, 2021 after a brief battle with cancer. She is predeceased by her husband, Wilfred C. Viitala, and survived by her four daughters, Mary & Jay Kelley (Lauren & Jeffrey; great granddaughter, Isabelle), Ann Viitala & Faye Price, Susan & Dave Montgomery (Carrie, Phil and Abby; great granddaughter Rose), Sarah & Mike Badower (Ben and Eli); sister, Donna Foster, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by four siblings Robert Foster, Maxine Lepp, Joyce Kesteloot, & Tom Foster. Betty was born in Marshall, Mn and graduated from the Minnesota School of Business. She worked as a secretary for a physician specializing in diseases of the eye prior to marrying and starting her family. Betty and Will had a long and happy marriage and enjoyed travelling, socializing with friends and family, and spending time at their cabin. Betty was bright, articulate, organized, highly competitive and had a true sense of style. She had many talents. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed collecting and refinishing furniture, was an avid card player and enjoyed playing bridge with her friends. Betty and Will were charter members of St. Stephen's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, MN. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Her family would like to thank the many family and friends, Fairview Homecare and Hospice, and Grace A Team, who provided tremendous love and support during the past few months. Her family would especially like to thank her friends at Girard Park East who made that such a wonderful place to live.
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Washburn-McReavy Funeral Chapels - Edina
5000 West 50th Street (at Highway 100)
Edina, MN 55436
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