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Betty Jane Sutter

December 19, 1925 April 19, 2014
Betty Jane Sutter
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Obituary for Betty Jane Sutter

Worthington, MN

      Betty Jane Sutter, age 88, of Worthington, was born on December 19, 1925, in Southbrook Township, Cottonwood County, MN, the daughter of Rudolph and Martha (Anderson) Sands. She was baptized and confirmed at the First Lutheran Church in Dundee, MN. Betty married Leo Mathias on November 16, 1948 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dundee. He preceded her in death on October 16, 1953. She then moved to Worthington, MN. In 1961, she went to Stewart’s School of Beauty in Sioux Falls, SD. After graduation she owned a beauty shop in Round Lake, MN and later in Worthington. On March 1, 1976 she married Nyals Sutter in Sioux Falls and moved to Latimer, IA, where they owned Sutter’s Beauty and Barber Shop. Nyals preceded her in death in June of 1985. She moved to Windom, MN in 1990 to be closer to family. In January of 2008, she moved to the Meadows in Worthington, where she passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014.

      Betty is survived by five nieces, Lana (Loren) Heger, Kathy McBreen, Carol (Don) Custer, Joan (Ben) Diaz, Susan Wagner and Barbara (Rick) Hinkel and three nephews, Jerry (Marcia) Sands, Robert (Debbie) Sands and Randy Sands.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Leo and Nyals, her sister, Connie Lyons and brothers, Arthur, Edward, Maynard, Mearl, Clarence and Robert, one niece, Della Burdick and two nephews, Duane Lyons and Roger Sands.

      Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father James Callahan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Dundee, MN.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service on Thursday at the church.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.


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