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Betty Ann (Yackley) Brown

December 9, 1942 May 17, 2017
Betty Ann (Yackley) Brown
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Obituary for Betty Ann (Yackley) Brown

Worthington, MN

Betty Ann (Yackley) Brown, age 74, was born on December 9, 1942, in Milwaukee, WI. She was the daughter of Adrian and Eileen (Knapp) Yackley. Betty attended school through the ninth grade. She married Ardell Licht in 1964 and they were later divorced. Betty married Roger Brown in 1980 in Mankato, MN. She moved to Worthington after his death. Betty cleaned motels. Her favorite color was turquoise and she enjoyed cats, dogs, football, and eating out. Betty died on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, MN.
Betty is survived by her children, Kem Licht of Watford City, ND; Julie Farber of Lakefield, MN, and Bryce Licht of Gillette, WY; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren, and her siblings, Irene Carlile of Seattle, WA, Ila Strand of Brooten, MN, Kathy Nelson of Worthington, MN, Adrian Yackley of Minneapolis, MN, Chester Yackley of Watertown, SD, Gene Yackley of Worthington, MN, and Patrick Yackley of Worthington, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger, parents, and a brother, Richard.
Gathering for family and friends will be held at a later date.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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