January 26, 1939 - August 14, 2020
Betty Wallerstedt, age 81, of Storm Lake, Iowa died on Friday, August 14, 2020 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Public memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in STORM LAKE. Burial will be at a later date in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake. To watch the live stream of the service, please click the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83120650914. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements. Betty Ann Wallerstedt, the daughter of Leonard and Evelyn (Ehlers) Spooner, was born on January 26, 1939 in Storm Lake, Iowa. Growing up, Betty attended grade school and high school in Storm Lake. She graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1957. In 1958, Betty was united in marriage to Ray Vring. The couple later divorced in 1961. Betty was blessed with three children: Mary Dowdy, Judy Snedeker, and Joel Davis. On July 28, 1968, Betty married Richard Wallerstedt and gained three stepchildren: Jay, Bryan, and Kathleen. Throughout her life, Betty held numerous jobs and was a jack of all trades. Some of her jobs included: working at café in Cherokee making pies, Vilas turkey plant, welder, drill presser, cashier’s clerk at Ressler’s, and cashier’s clerk at City Drug in Fort Collins, Colorado. Her last job she held before her retirement in 2001 was as a cashier at HyVee. In her free time, Betty enjoyed sewing, cross stitching, and reading. She made quilts, Christmas stockings, and yearly Christmas ornaments for her grandkids, she also made quilts for her nieces and nephews. Betty was an avid NASCAR fan as well and had fond memories of going to the Kansas City Speedway and Talladega Alabama. Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Mary Dowdy of Aurelia, Iowa; Judy Snedeker of Storm Lake, Iowa; Joel Davis of Storm Lake, Iowa; stepchildren: Jay Wallerstedt of Sioux City, Iowa; Bryan (Paula) Wallerstedt of Sac City, Iowa; Kathleen Wallerstedt of Mesa, Arizona; brothers: Jim (Pauline) Spooner of Greeley, Colorado; Tom (Sharon) Spooner of Crystal, Minnesota; Dennis Spooner of Lakeside, Iowa; sisters, Donna Spooner of Storm Lake, Iowa and Elaine Botine of Arnolds Park, Iowa; 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, extended family and friends. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dick in 2001; brother, Robert “Bob” Spooner; sons-in-law, Howard Dowdy and Mike Snedeker; brother-in-law, Roger Botine; and sister-in-law, Ruth Spooner on 8/16/2020.
Betty Wallerstedt, age 81, of Storm Lake, Iowa died on Friday, August 14, 2020 at St. Luke's Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Public memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fratzke & Jensen... View Obituary & Service Information
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