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Betty Ruth (Leibfried) Dahlhoff

March 22, 1929 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

In Loving Memory Of

Betty Ruth Dahlhoff

Betty Dahlhoff was born on March 22, 1929, on the family farm near Dundee, Minnesota to LeRoy and Anna Kuehl Leibfried.  She grew up on the farm and attended Oaks Lake Country School and graduated from Slayton High School in 1947.  She then attended Lamberton Teachers training.  On October 11, 1949, she and Leon Dahlhoff were married at St. Ann’s Church in Slayton.  Following their marriage, they farmed north of Slayton and raised their 11 children.  Leon passed away on November 2, 1994.  Betty remained in her home until 2019 when she moved to Sunrise Terrace Apartment in Slayton.  Due to failing health Betty moved to Our Hospice Home in Slayton in November 2020.  She passed away there on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at the age of 92.  She was a member of St. Ann’s Church in Slayton.  She also was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, the W.C.C.W and Brookside Circle.  Betty was active in RSVP and was a ten-gallon blood donor.  Betty enjoyed reading, baking, and square dancing.

Survivors include her 11 children and their spouses, Karen Okerman, Carol and Bill Schultz, Curtis and Wanda Dahlhoff, June and Ken Ludewig, Doris and Shelly Gaul, Mary and Mike Wilson, Lori Dahlhoff and Bob Swenson, Peggy and Curt Maxwell, Cindi and Brian Boyda, Chris and Nora Dahlhoff, and Craig Dahlhoff, 23 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, one brother, Jim Leibfried and his wife, Mary, in-laws, Helen Forthun, Ed and Ren Dahlhoff, Wayne and Virginia Dahlhoff and many nieces and nephews and their families.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Leon, one son-in-law, Charles Okerman, four siblings and their spouses, Florence and Lyle Schwanke, Eileen and Virgil Jeppesen, Leo and Elowine Leibfried and Dennis and Dorothy Leibfried, and in-laws, Allan and Doris Dahlhoff and Darryl Forthun.

A private family funeral mass is planned at St. Ann’s Church in Slayton, MN with Interment at St. Gabriel’s Cemetery, in Fulda, MN. 

The family would prefer that all memorials be directed to Murray County Hospice or donate blood to the Red Cross in honor of Betty.

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Services

Private Services

St. Ann's Church
2747 29th St.
Slayton, Minnesota 56172

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