Obituary for Betty Schulze

Betty Jo Schulze, age 96, passed away Monday afternoon, August 5, 2019, at New Perspectives Senior Living in Faribault, Minnesota. Betty Jo Dickey Schulze was born March 11, 1923, in Dallas, Texas, to Hayden and Mary E. (Oldham) Dickey. She was raised in Balch Springs and graduated form Mesquite High School in 1940. Along with two of her sisters, she joined the US Army Air Corps (WAC) as served during WWII. Following her Honorable Discharge, she attended Baylor University in Waco, where she received her Bachelor of Education degree. Betty worked as an early elementary school teacher for forty years, […]

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Betty Jo Schulze, age 96, passed away Monday afternoon, August 5, 2019, at New Perspectives Senior Living in Faribault, Minnesota.

Betty Jo Dickey Schulze was born March 11, 1923, in Dallas, Texas, to Hayden and Mary E. (Oldham) Dickey. She was raised in Balch Springs and graduated form Mesquite High School in 1940. Along with two of her sisters, she joined the US Army Air Corps (WAC) as served during WWII. Following her Honorable Discharge, she attended Baylor University in Waco, where she received her Bachelor of Education degree. Betty worked as an early elementary school teacher for forty years, mostly in the Houston and Hempstead, Texas areas. After retirement she chose to live near her son which brought her to the Northfield/Faribault, Minnesota, area. She was a devout Christian, gifted artist and dedicated teacher. Betty drew and sent home a portrait of almost every child she taught. Can you find yours?

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Rebecca of Northfield; her granddaughter, Bethany (Chase) Amundson of Credit River, MN; her grandson, Joshua (Tai) Tolle of Owatonna, MN; and 4 great-grandchildren, Harriet and Lucia Amundson, Amelie and Zurie Tolle. She was preceded in death by 2 husbands Lee Tolle and Arnold Schulze, and 3 sisters, Julia, Nina and Rosemary.

Betty was laid to rest at Valley Grove Cemetery, Nerstrand, Minnesota.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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