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Betty Larimer

1940 – 2022

Betty Jean Larimer, age 81, of Frazee, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2022, in Brainerd, MN. A memorial service for Betty was held on Thursday February 24, 2022, at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Crosslake, MN. Burial will be at a later date at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City, NE.

Betty was born on September 19, 1940, to Levit ‘Ted’ Usher and Lola Mae Johnson-Usher in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She had 12 brothers and sisters. On October 15, 1960, Betty was united in marriage to her husband Ralph in Iowa. Together, they had three children. Betty was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing and traveling. She remained very close with her brother Jerry Usher.

She is survived by her children: Lora Elvira and Nancy (David) Keogh; her grandchildren: Christopher Eberle, David Eberle, Sarai Elvira, Douglas (Michelle) Hoff, Joseph Hoff, Alexander Larimer, Spencer Larimer, Paul Larimer, Nicholas Larimer, and Elizabeth Larimer; great-grandchildren: Katelyn, Zandra, Isaac, and Joshua, and honorary great grandson, Bryce (Spencer and Chrissy).

Betty is preceded in death by her husband Ralph, her grandson Timothy Hoff, her daughter in-law Evelyn Larimer (Miller), and her son Scott Larimer.

Arrangements were entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Crosslake. Online condolences can be left at

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