Betty Jayne Housey, age 86 of Delano, dies

Betty Jayne Housey, age 86 of Delano, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo.
Betty was born on April 26, 1931 in Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Hilbert and Myrtle (Fibeig) Butzke. Betty was a 1949 graduate from Ely High School.
On September 12, 1949 she married Leonard Housey in Ely, MN. Together they had a son Randy, and daughter Robyn and resided in the Ely area. Betty enjoyed sled dog racing for many years.
Betty moved to Watertown, MN in 1987 and worked at the laundromat in Waconia and eventually Elim Home in Watertown for over 10 years. She was a girl scout troop leader. She loved cooking and baking, sewing, reading, gardening, house-keeping and chatting with the residents at Elim. Betty moved to Delano in 2010 and loved watching the MN Twins and Timberwolves on television. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband Leonard, her parents Hilbert and Myrtle, and infant son Joseph.
She is survived by her children, Randy (Cathy) Housey and Robyn (Gary) Rasset; Grandchildren, Anthony (Shannon) Housey, Kim Housey and special friend AJ Hart, Amanda (Charlie) Dillon, Nicholas (Karissa) Rasset, Corey Rasset and special friend Anna Smith, and Ethan Rasset; great-grandchildren, Cailin, Jacob, Bryson, Huntley, Wyatt, Zen, and Isaac, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Family and friends are welcome to come visit at a celebration of her life, which will be held at Robyn and Gary Rasset’s Home on Saturday, November 4 from 1-4 p.m. Address is 3025 Vega Ave Mayer, MN.