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September 4, 1923 - July 14, 2007

Betty was born September 4, 1923 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to John and Jennie Kundert.  She attended the Pumpkin Hollow country school near Pine Island, Minnesota.  On September 11, 1943 she married Martin Dahlberg in Zumbrota, Minnesota.  In 1955 they moved to Canton, Minnesota where they operated the Canton Hardware Store until 1963 and then a Dahlberg Plumbing and Heating until 1987 when they moved to Hesper, Iowa.  Betty had also worked for several factories in the area, and the Canton Coffee Shop, the Fillmore County Nursery, the Pub, and the Sportsman’s Bar in Canton.  She was a member of the Hesper Lutheran Church and WELCA, and formerly of the Rebecca Lodge.  She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and attending auctions.
Betty passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007 at her home at the age of 83.
Betty is survived by a daughter Jannelle (Mrs. Mike) Tripp of Mabel; two sons Gary (Nancy) and Marty (Jeannie) both of Hesper; a step-son Marvin
(Clarice) of Warroad, Minnesota, ten grandchildren; and eighteen great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband Martin; her parents; two  sisters; and six brothers.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2007 at the Hesper Lutheran Church in Hesper, Iowa with the Rev. Matt Larson, officiating.
Burial will be in the Hesper Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 –7 Wednesday, July 18 at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.

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