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Betty Olson Boreen, 89, of Dassel, died Friday, May 12, 2017, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center of Dassel. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel with Sheldon Hedin officiating at the service. The interment of the urn will be held at Lake Arvilla Cemetery in rural Dassel at a later date.

A time to gather with the family will be held one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the Johnson Funeral home in Dassel.

Betty Olson Boreen was born on March 22, 1928, in Toledo, Ohio. Betty was baptized and later confirmed in the Christian faith and was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel at the time of her death. Betty grew up in Dassel and graduated from the Dassel High School in 1946.

Betty was united in marriage to Robert "Bob" Earl Boreen in 1947 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel. Together they made their home in Faribault, Minnesota for several years before moving back to the Dassel area in 1967. She had been employed as a nurse in Faribault and at Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel and retired from nursing in 1989.

Betty had been an active member of her church family, was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in both Faribault and Dassel. She had helped with many school functions and activities in Faribault and Dassel. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, crocheting, sewing, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, and walking with her black lab "Buddy".

Betty is survived by her daughters, Wendy Isakson of Dassel, and Linda Boreen of St. Louis Park, grandson, Jess Isakson of Dassel, one brother, Donald Olson of Grand Rapids.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob in 2010, her mother, Hazel, one brother, Jack Olson and her son-in-law, John Isakson.

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