Betty Lou Krueger Batters

Obituary of Betty Lou Krueger Batters

Betty Lou Krueger Batters, 99, of Cloquet, MN passed away on Tuesday, July

26, 2022 at Evergreen Knoll, Cloquet, MN. She was born in Cloquet, on June 25,

1923 the daughter of Walter Johnson and Winifred Castor Pease Johnson.

She enjoyed reading, playing cards and bingo. Her hands were seldom idle as she

also enjoyed cooking, sewing and crocheting. She was very creative. Betty Lou

was a homemaker and enjoyed her time being with her family and friends, being

part of a Sewing Club, Birthday Club, and was also a member of the Catholic

Church in Cloquet.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Samuel Krueger in 1971 and

Malcolm Batters in 2009; her parents; 7 brothers and 2 sisters.

Betty Lou is survived by her daughters, Dorothy (Tom) Ferguson of Duluth and Tamie

Woodward of Cloquet; her son, James (Sandy) Krueger of Woodbury; her

grandchildren, Laura (Dean) Lembke, Carrie Ferguson, Randi (Mark) Nyholm,

Samantha (Paul) LeMay, Joanna (Nathan) Helder, Spencer Krueger, and Quinn

Krueger; her great grandchildren, Joel Lembke, Alexandra and Cole Nyholm, Max

and Zak LeMay, and Xaria and Torin Helder. Other survivors include Allan

Woodward of Cloquet, and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Evergreen Knoll and St. Croix Hospice for their

wonderful care of Betty Lou.

A private graveside service, for immediate family only, will be held at 11:00 a.m.

on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in New Calvary Cemetery in Cloquet. A reception

and lunch will follow at Noon for family and friends at Atkins Northland Funeral

Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet, MN. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred

to Evergreen Knoll or St. Croix Hospice. To leave an online tribute, see


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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sunday, September 11, 2022
Atkins Northland Funeral Home Fireside Room
801 14th Street
Cloquet, Minnesota, United States

Private Graveside

New Calvary Cemetery
Pinewood Dr
Cloquet, Minnesota, United States


Due to construction on 14th street, please use our temporary back entrance off 12th street. Access from Doddridge Avenue.
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