September 15, 1930 - February 27, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at Church of Our Lady in Manannah for Elizabeth L. Crusoe, age 84, of Eden Valley, who passed away Feb. 27, 2015. The Reverend Brian Mandel will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, and after 9:30 AM on Wednesday at the CHURCH OF OUR LADY in Manannah. The Rosary will be prayed at 4:00 PM and Parish Prayers will be at 7:00 PM at the church on Tuesday.

Betty was born on July 15, 1930 in Manannah Township, Meeker County, to Wilfred and Pauline (Tiemens) Hendrickson. She married Wilfred Crusoe on August 26, 1948. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Our Lady, the CCW, and a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She worked as an Administrator at the Good Samaritan Center in Paynesville. She loved to read, enjoyed cookbooks and was very artistic. She also loved to travel by car to see the countryside.

Betty is survived by: children, Margaret (Dick) Wojtanowitz of Richmond, Mary (Barry) Schultz of Grove City, Lynda (George) Frenchick of Paynesville and Lori Crusoe of Eden Valley; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; brother Douglas (Shirley) Hendrickson of Paynesville, sister Annette Warwick of Oakland, CA, brother-in-law William Dunton of Fullerton, CA; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Wilfred in 2001, son Francis in 2008, sisters Carol Hendrickson, Evelyn Dunton, and brother Wilfred.