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Betty Donnelle Bjortomt, 75, of Two Harbors passed away on July 17, 2014, at Ecumen Scenic Shores. Peacefully with family at her beside.

Betty was born Nov. 15, 1938, in Lime Springs, Iowa. Her childhood was spent on the family farm in Iowa. In 1956, moving to Finland and then to Two Harbors, Minn.

She retired for Lakeview Memorial Hospital where she had been employed as Nursing Aide for many years.

Betty enjoyed her gardening, birds and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her mother, father and brother.

She is survived by her five children, Janet (Barry) Lampi, Susan (Ted) Sillanpaa, James (Tina) Bjortomt, Sandra (Mike) Cable and Keith (Laurie) Bjortomt; sister, Mardille (Bob) Butterfield; brother, Lowell Ihns and sister-in-law Pat Ihns, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Per Betty's request there will be a private family gathering to celebrate her life.

Memorials can be sent to St. Luke's Hospice Care, 915 E 1st. Street, Duluth, MN 55805