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Betty Vogt

March 14, 1934-March 8, 2011

Betty Mae Vogt, 76, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at the Golden Manor in Detroit Lakes, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Betty was born to Ole and Myrtle (Hanson) Sandvik on March 14, 1934 in Hawley. She lived in Detroit Lakes most of her adult life. Betty enjoyed life with her children and grandchildren, along with her music and dancing.

Betty will be deeply missed and remembered by her children, Diane (Ron) Morton of Detroit Lakes, Allan (Chris) Erickson of Detroit Lakes, Mari Ronning of Lincoln, Neb., Sue (Ted) Cervenka of Detroit Lakes and Steve (Tonya) Leitheiser of Detroit Lakes; 14 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; one brother, Harold Sandvik of Albertville, Minn.; four sisters, Doris Wolter of Seattle, Wash., Volly (Al) Tyge of Detroit Lakes, Shirley Courneya of Bloomington, Minn., and Sharon (Bruce) Courneya of Blaine, Minn.; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding Betty in death were her parents; daughter, Cheryl Ronning; husband, Richard Vogt; brother, Howard Sandvik; and sister, Thelma Burton.

Memorial services are 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at Faith Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes. Condolences and messages of sympathy may be left online at