Elizabeth “Betty” Nachreiner age 90, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on December 15, 2017, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Monday, December 18, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and will continue on Tuesday from 7:30 am until 9:30 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel. There will be a Parish Prayer Service on Monday at 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs in Leavenworth on Tuesday at 10:30 am. The clergy will be Father Andy Michels. Interment will be at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs Catholic Cemetery in Leavenworth, MN. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, MN. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Elizabeth “Betty” Roiger was born on December 10, 1927 in Redwood County, MN the daughter of Anton & Anna (Wersal) Roiger. She grew up and attended country school through the 8th grade. She married Leon Nachreiner on May 23, 1949 at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Springfield. They farmed by Leavenworth until retiring and moving to rural Sleepy Eye. Betty was a member of the Japanese Martyrs Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers. She enjoyed fishing, baking, cooking, quilting, sewing, and gardening.
She is survived by children; Duane (Jelene) of Springfield, Daniel (Linda) of Springfield, Linda (Stan) Schroepfer of Comfrey, Terry (Theresa) of Sleepy Eye, Paul (Gay) of Wolsey, SD, Lynnae (Steve) Pelzel of Sleepy Eye, daughter-in-law, Gloria Nachreiner of Sleepy Eye, 27 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, sisters-in-law; Adeline Roiger of Fairfax and Berdine Roiger of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Leon, sons, James, Patrick & Randy, a baby girl in infancy, and grandsons, Dustin & Nathan.