Anderson, Elizabeth “Betty” Jane 80

Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Anderson, age 80, of Cokato MN, passed away Saturday, Jan 18, 2020, at the Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta MN.
A gathering to remember Betty will take place Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m.to 12 p.m. at the Swanson Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to Old Barkers Farm Senior Dog Sanctuary located in Isanti, MN, in Betty’s name.
Arrangements are being handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cokato.
Betty was born August 14, 1939, in Camden, NJ, to George Martin and Lillian Driscoll. She grew up in Hammonton, NJ, and graduated from Hammonton High School in 1957.
Betty then attended Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) where she obtained a teaching degree.
After graduating, Betty moved to White Bear Lake, MN where she was a teacher.
Betty married Joel Anderson Nov. 27, 1971, The couple made their home in Cokato.
She worked at the Cokato Ben Franklin store and later other local businesses in Cokato, before spending the rest of her years as a homemaker. Betty loved nature and spent a lot of time watching birds and the family dogs.
She is survived by her two sons Brady and Justin Anderson, her sister Linda DeCicco and brother Houston Seals.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, George and Lillian; and her husband Joel Anderson.