Richard “Rich” Francis Betts

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1949
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
70 years old

Visitation

Date: Wednesday December 04, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Second Visitation

Date: Thursday December 05, 2019
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Funeral Service

Date: Thursday December 05, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

Location: River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home [ view map ]

Burial

Location: Grandview Memorial Gardens [ view map ]

Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1949
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
70 years old
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Date of Birth:
Saturday, March 26, 1949
Date of Death:
Thursday, November 28, 2019
Age:
70 years old

Richard “Rich” Francis Betts

Richard Francis Betts, age 70, of Rochester, MN died Thursday, November 28, 2019 at St. Marys Hospital.

Richard was born March 26, 1949 in Stewartville, MN to Laor and Loretta (Cooley) Betts. He graduated from Mayo High School in 1967.

On October 2, 1970 he married Marie E. Block in Sioux Falls, SD. The couple lived in Rochester, MN. Richard worked for the Mayo Clinic warehouse for 38 years. He was an avid softball player for many years. Richard also loved going to the John Marshall basketball games. He loved fishing, camping, and waterskiing with his family.

Richard is survived by his wife, Marie Betts of Rochester, MN; two sons, Todd Betts of LeRoy, MN and Brian Betts of Rochester, MN; daughter, Kelly (Brent) Roelofs of Preston, MN; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Betts of Las Vegas, NV, and Ronald Betts of Rochester, MN; three sisters, Diane (Ken) Hoerner of Rochester, MN, Darlene (Truman) Clausen of St. Paul, MN, and Carol Betts of Las Vegas, NV.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Laor and Loretta Betts; grandparents, George and Mildred Cooley; sister-in-law, Marvel Betts.

The funeral service for Richard will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester.

 

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The family of Richard “Rich” Francis Betts has received the following condolences.

We are so sorry of Rich's passing.  I worked with Rich at St. Mary's Hospital and out at the MIC for many years.  He was a good guy and enjoyed working with him.  Please accept our sincere condolences.  


Bill and Patty Schroeder

Condolences and best wishes to Rich's family and friends during this time of loss. Sorry I couldnt make the services, but an illness has altered many plans..


May God give all strength and love to get through these painful times. 

With deepest sympathy to family and friends.

Condolences and Prayers to Richard Betts, wife, children, siblings, family, friends and all that knew and loved him.  He will be greatly missed by anyone, who had the Pleasure to have met Richard.. 


Thank you for treating us like family when you were here visiting your family..  RIP.


 

I’m so sorry to hear about Rich!  I’m thinking of you, all of you.. please let me know if there is anything I can do!

Uncle Rich you will be missed...RIP Sending love!!

So sorry to hear about Rich, thoughts and prayers to your whole family 

Marie-our sincere sympathy to you and your family. I am so happy to have met Rich. He’s now resting peacefully. Prayers to you all.
Love, Mary