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Betty Pflepsen

August 3, 1940 — August 2, 2021

Betty Pflepsen, 80, of Pequot Lakes passed away peacefully on August 2nd, 2021 at the Crosby Hospital.

Betty was born August 3rd, 1940 to John and Mayme Manlick. She was the second of six girls. She graduated from Little Falls High School. On August 10th of 1963 she married the love of her life John Pflepsen. Together they had two daughters. They made their home in Brainerd, Mn.

Betty loved life and laughter. She worked at several area restaurants and the customers  were some of her best friends. In the summer you could find her at the lake sunbathing, sitting around the bonfire and enjoying her grandchildren. Decorating for holidays was her favorite she had earrings for every occasion. Her  Christmas village was second to none. She would even move the people almost daily. She loved to dance  especially with John. Everyone loved to watch them they were perfect together.

She will be deeply missed by many.

Survived by daughters; Stephanie (Jay Thompson) Pflepsen, Amy (Derick) Christensen, grandchildren; Derek (Samantha Harting) Carter, Seth (Halee Goodrich) Carter, Anna Pflepsen, Chase Logelin,  Meadow, Maya, Wallace,  and Hayden Christensen. Great grandchildren; Bronson, Beau and Briggs.  Sisters; Diane (Jim) Balaski, Deb Manlick, Carol Smias, sister in law Polly Pflepsen, brother in law Arnold (Susanne) Pflepsen.

Preceded in death by her husband John, parents, Sisters; Mary (Roy) McNesse, Joan Manlick, Judy (Jake) Shinabarger, brother in laws; Gerald Pflepsen, Donald Pflepsen and George Schommer.

Services will be held 11AM on August 19th at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Baxter with a visitation one hour prior to services. There will be a luncheon following at the Eagles Club in Brainerd.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

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Visitation

Thursday, August 19, 2021

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter

7348 Excelsior Rd, Baxter, MN 56425

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter

7348 Excelsior Rd, Baxter, MN 56425

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