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Betty Heuer

January 5, 1932 — January 10, 2014

Betty Heuer, age 82 of Milbank died January 10, 2014, at St. William's Care Center.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Milbank. Rev. Nathan Zastrow will officiate and burial will be in the Milbank City Cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday at Mundwiler Funeral Home from 5 – 7 p.m. and continue at the church on Thursday, one hour prior to the service.

Casket bearers will be her grandchildren: Tom Mullen, Becky Tilberg, Bryan Mullen, Amanda Steckelberg, Josh Schmeichel, Eric Angerhofer, Kelly Van Veen, Kathleen Holscher, Elizabeth Angerhofer, and Michael Heuer. Honorary bearers will be her grandchildren: Angela Lowery, Leslie Schmeichel, Greg Heuer; nieces: Sandy Hilbrands, Betsy Johanson; and the Residents and caring staff of St. William's Care Center.

Elizabeth (Betty) Louise Heuer was born January 5, 1932, in Milbank, SD. She was the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Wagner) Kelly. She grew up in Milbank. She was united in marriage with John (Jack) Mullen in September of 1950. This union was blessed with six children: John, Steve, Richard, Linda, Marsha, and Joe. The family lived in Denver, CO and returned to Milbank in 1967. Betty was united in marriage with Leslie (Pete) Heuer on May 29, 1970, and the three youngest children were adopted by Pete.

Betty worked as a cook and waitress, working at Lyle's Place for several years. Betty's true calling was that of a mother and homemaker. She was always "there" for her family. She was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith, and was a faithful member of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milbank. Her family will remember her wonderful cooking and all the time spent together. She also enjoyed gardening.

Betty's memory will be cherished by her children: John Mullen of Casper, WY; Steve (Darlene) Mullen of Milbank, SD; Richard (Rachel) Mullen of Las Vegas, NV; Linda (Richard) Schmeichel of Milbank, SD; Marsha (Gavin) Angerhofer of Milbank, SD; Joe (Shelly) Heuer of Watertown, SD; 14 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marcella Erne of Milbank, SD; one brother, Leroy (Rose) Kelly of Milbank, SD; sisters-in-law: Marlys Kelly of Milbank, SD and Rosella Kelly of River Falls, WI.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Elizabeth; husband, Leslie (Pete); and siblings: Ralph, Lawrence, Tom, Jackie, Bob, Vince, Jim, Luverne, and Ardell; grandson, Lamon (Clark) Mullen; and daughter-in-law, Lori Mullen.


Mundwiler Funeral Home
1003 East 4th Avenue
Milbank, SD 57252

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church
1501 Aspen Drive
Milbank, SD 57252

Thursday, January 16, 2014
11:00 AM


Milbank City Cemetery

Milbank, SD

Thursday, January 16, 2014
12:00 PM


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