Betty Haselhoff

Betty J. Haselhoff, 77, of Schaller, died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society in Holstein.

Funeral Mass was held Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery in Schaller. Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Schaller was in charge of the arrangements. 

Betty Joan (Seeley) Haselhoff was born April 20, 1940 in Galva, the daughter of Ernest and Virginia (Hobbs) Seeley. She was raised in Galva and attended Galva Community Schools and graduated in 1957.

On Nov. 20, 1965, Betty was united in marriage to Armon Haselhoff at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller. They moved to a farm northeast of Schaller where they were blessed with two sons, Charles and Dennis.  Later they moved to Schaller.

Betty attended Commercial Extension School of Commerce in Omaha, Neb. studying business and accounting. After graduation, she worked for New York Life Insurance Company in Sioux City.  Later, she was employed part-time by the post office in Schaller.  She was also a sales consultant for Avon for many years. In 1984, Betty and Armon opened Haselhoff Sales and Service, where she worked until her retirement in 2007.

Betty was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller where she was an active member of the Rosary Society, Catholic Daughters and volunteered for many church activities.  

In her spare time, Betty loved embroidery, quilting, baking, camping and trips to Branson, Mo. She enjoyed family gatherings, spending time with her children and grandchildren and cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones. Betty will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Charles (Connie) Haselhoff of Ames; Dennis (Stacie) Haselhoff of Rock Rapids; grandchildren: Cassidy (Deanna) Haselhoff; Chase (Lyndsey) Haselhoff, Marcus Haselhoff, Mitchell Haselhoff, Grant Haselhoff; and great-grandchild, Robbie Haselhoff; brother: Philip (Sue) Seeley of Cherokee; sister, Sherrie Mills of Storm Lake; nieces; nephews; cousins; extended family and many friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Armon; parents, Ernest and Virginia Seeley; sisters, Sally (1950) and Lois Syndergaard; and brother, Jim Seeley.