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Betty E. Hesla

Betty E. Hesla, 90, of Webster passed away Wednesday March 18, 2020 at her home in Webster. Visitation open to the public will be 5-7 P.M. Friday March 20, 2020 at Fiksdal Funeral Service in Webster. Please limit time as we are trying to comply with social distancing during visitation. A private funeral service and burial will be held for the family. Fiksdalfuneral.com. Betty Elaine Jeske was born on November 8, 1929 to Emil and Lula (Veritzen) Jeske in Webster, South Dakota. She attended country school near the family home in Morton Township through 8th grade. She was united in marriage to Wendell Hesla on December 9, 1947 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. The couple made their home on Hesla family farm, where together they raised five children: Janice, Timothy, Peter, Kent, and David. Betty went on to obtain her GED followed by nursing school at LATI in Watertown where she received her Licensed Practical Nursing degree in 1974. Betty and Wendell moved off the farm and into Webster in 2000. Over the years Betty worked in the medical field at the Webster school as nurse, SK living Center in Roslyn, and Day County Medical Center in Webster. She retired in 2004. Wendell passed away in 2017. Betty continued to live at their home in Webster. Betty was a card player and enjoyed time spent with her family and friends. Betty passed away on March 18, 2020 at the age of 90 years, 4 months, and 10 days. She is survived by four sons, Timothy (Emily) Hesla of Grantsburg, WI, Peter (Sheila) Hesla of Aberdeen, SD, Kent Hesla and David (Rosemary) Hesla of Webster, SD, and one daughter, Janice (Kirk) Markland of Tucson, AZ. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, seven sisters, Jean Vannet, Adeline Rhode, Melda Bunn, Marilyn Glazer, Bertha Stottler, Doris Kennedy and Delores Hesla and one brother, Roger Jeske.

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Our Sympathy to Betty's family. I remember her from the Webster hospital and Tim's Mom of coarse. May the Lord comfort each of you. Marilyn (Sandve) and Danny Mattson

Marilyn and Dan Mattson Mar 31 2020 12:00 AM

To the family of Betty. We shared driving to Watertown to go to LPN school. Betty was a wonderful friend and nurse. Our prayers are with the family. Kay Skeide

Kay Skeide Mar 20 2020 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to family and loved ones as you say goodbye to Betty.

Bill & Rajean Naessig Mar 20 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about your loss Betty was a great person may God Rest Her Soul. Prayers for your family

Shawn Mar 20 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Hesla

Shawn Mar 20 2020 12:00 AM

Dear family of Betty, remembering you in many thoughts and prayer. I always enjoyed knowing Betty, beginning in childhood in the southwest Webster neighborhood. Nyla (Reetz) Amundson

Nyla Amundson Mar 19 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Hesla

Corinne Rumpca Mar 18 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Betty Hesla

Shawn Richardt Mar 18 2020 12:00 AM