Bettylou Elaine Wanous

September 17, 1938 ~ August 16, 2019 (age 80)


Bettylou Elaine Wanous passed away on August 16, 2019 at Tradition II Memory Care in Owatonna, MN

Bettylou was born September 17, 1938 in Waseca, MN to Della (Lesemann) and Walter Peterson.  She married Jerome Ryan and had one son Mark and one daughter Ramona.  The two were later divorced.  She married Eugene Wanous on June 21, 1986 in Owatonna, MN.

Bettylou loved western movies, polka and old time country music.  She had 2 sisters and 7 brothers and many nieces and nephews.

Bettylou is survived by Mark (Sherry) Ryan of Austin, MN and children Brian and Keith Madden, and Crystal Gardner.

Her daughter Mona (Rolland) Wright of Amboy, MN and children Tiffany Brundieck, Melissa Griebel and Richard Griebel, and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by husband, one granddaughter, her parents and one brother.  The family would like to thank Traditions II for the care they provided to Bettylou.

A private family service will be at a later date.   

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Owatonna, MN 55060-4021

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