Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 14, 2012 2:45 pm EDT


MANSFIELD — Betty Ann Godfredson, 74, of Mansfield, passed away Aug. 10, 2012.

Betty was born May 13, 1938, in Cook County, Ill., to Eino Isaac Johnson and Francis (Peggy) Mortellaro. She attended Mankato State University, after which embarking on a career as a stewardess with United Airlines. Betty worked for over 30 years at Newton Manufacturing as a sales representative. She also co-owned Sweet Memories, an antique shop in Belville.

Survived by her husband of 50 years, Fredrick “Pete” Godfredson; their children, Julie (Michael) Kisic, Holly (Eddy) Edwards, Peder (Daneen) Godfredson, Rebecca (John) Mounts; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Peggy Haverty.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Peters Catholic Church in Mansfield, the Rev. Father Tom McQuillen, celebrant. Friends may call the hour prior to the Mass in the church, or at the reception following the service in the Franciscan Activity Center.

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