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November 4, 1926 - January 3, 2015

Betty Jean (Johnson) Wiger was born November 4, 1926 to Albert K. and Hazel M. (Burnham) Johnson.  She graduated from the Mabel High School in 1945.  On September 4, 1949 married Herbert N. Wiger.

Betty passed away Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Season’s Hospice in Rochester at the age of 88.

Betty is survived by two children and their spouses, Clark and Liz (Opat) Wiger of Chatfield, Minnesota, and Jo and Mark Amunrud of La Crescent, Minnesota; two granddaughters, Elissa (Aric) Yaw and Amanda Wiger (fiancé Brandon Leisinger) of Rochester, Minnesota; two great grandsons Brayden and Landen Yaw; two sisters Alberta Lund and Vivian Northrup; and two sisters-in-law Lois Johnson and Donna Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister, her husband, Herb, and grandson, Sam Amunrud.

Betty entered Hospice care on November 4, 2014 and spent her final days at Season’s Hospice in Rochester.  The family requests memorials be given to Mabel First Lutheran Church, Mayo Hospice, or Season’s Hospice in Rochester.

A Memorial service will be held at 11 AM Saturday, January 10 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Eliott Malm officiating. Burial will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery.

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