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Betty Lou (Martin) Nelson

August 24, 1947 ~ November 13, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Betty Nelson Obituary

Betty Lou Nelson, age 76, of Duluth, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2023 at St Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota. She was born in Sawyer, Minnesota on August 24, 1947, the daughter of John and Dorothy (Tiessen) Martin. She was a member of the Fond du Lac Reservation. She loved playing bingo, going to outings and loved to do all the activities at Sunnyside. Special thank you to all the nurses and providers at Sunnyside Nursing Home in Cloquet, Minnesota.

Betty is survived by sister Cheryl Martin; brothers Steve and Darwin Martin; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Remson Ward; daughter Mary Lou; brothers Michael Martin, John Martin Jr, Frederick Martin and William Martin; sisters Patricia McLaughlin, Darlene Martin, Phyllis Martin and Bonnie Martin.

A Traditional Visitation will begin on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 6:30 PM at the Fond du Lac Cultural Center, 1713 Mizhakii Road, Duluth, Minnesota and continue through the evening until the funeral service at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 with Spiritual Leader Rick Defoe. Burial will be at St Mary and Joseph Cemetery in Sawyer, Minnesota.

Arrangements provided by Whispering Pines Funeral & Cremation Service of Northern Minnesota.

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24 Hour Viewing
November 14, 2023

6:30 PM
Fond du Lac Cultural Center
1711 Mizhaki Road
Cloquet, MN 55720

Funeral Service
November 15, 2023

10:00 AM
Fond du Lac Cultural Center
1711 Mizhaki Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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