Oklee – Betty Horswill of Oklee passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Essentia Health in Fargo, ND.
Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Oklee. Burial will be held at Salem Church Cemetery near Oklee.
Betty Horswill was born April 9, 1938 at Thief River Falls, daughter of Gilbert and Lillian (Benson) Langie. She was raised at Oklee and attended school there graduating in 1956. Betty moved to Milwaukee, WI where she worked at the Oscar Mayer plant.
In October 1956 she was united in marriage to Thomas Francis Juneau at Cudahy, WI. To this union four children were born Steven, Infant daughter, Dale and Jerry Juneau. The couple lived in Milwaukee.
On August 1972 she was united in marriage to Herbert Joseph Derosier at Red Lake Falls. To this union two children were born: Dawn and Joseph. They made their home at Terrebonne where she raised the family.
On January 2001 she was united in marriage to Galen Lyle Horswill Sr. at Las Vegas, NV. The couple lived near Terrebonne, then to Thief River Falls and spent winters in Apache Junction, AZ.
Betty enjoyed playing cards and spending time at the casino, watching birds, gardening, baking, loved to cook for the family. She loved country music and dancing but most of all she loved the time spent with family and friends. Betty also enjoyed traveling, going to concerts.
Betty is survived by her husband Galen Horswill Sr. of Thief River Falls; children Dale Juneau of Red Lake Falls, Jerry Juneau of Crystal, Dawn (Leif) Fore of Trail, Joseph (Natasha) DeRosier of Anthem, AZ, Tony (Julie) DeRosier of Erskine, Debbie (Randy) Versdahl of Red Lake Falls, Tom (Diane) DeRosier of Casper, WY, Mike (Angie) Horswill of Harlem, MT, JR. Horswill of Deer Lodge, MT, Shawna (Robert) Horswill-Tadvick of Monroe, WA; daughters-in-law Tina Eickhof of Pierre, SD, Kerry Juneau; grandchildren Jolene Juneau, Derek (Mandy) Juneau, Jordan Juneau, Jayden and Ezra Fore, Ashton DeRosier, Blake and Jessica DeRosier, Dana and Lance Berberich, Shane Champagne, Brandon, Matthew, Brittney, Kimberly, and Alex DeRosier, Randee (Steve) Spangler, Trent (Catlin) Horswill, Dustin (Heather) Horswill, Ashlee (Brandon) Bush, Virginia and Christina Tadvick; great-grandchildren Jordan, Christian, Luke, Brody, Keegan, Mckinsley, Sophie, Lucy, Wyatt, Brooklyn, Carter, and Charlotte; sister Audrey (Mel) Grove of North Branch, MN along with several nieces and nephews.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, children Steve DeRosier, Steven Juneau, and an infant daughter; husbands Thomas Juneau, and Herbert DeRosier.
In Lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the cancer society.