Betty Jean Aarhus, age 82, of Brainerd, died at Birchwood Good Samaritan, Saturday, November 24, 2012.
Betty was born in rural Foley on April 12, 1930 to Emil & Alice (Johnson) East. She married Leonard Aarhus.
She was a veteran of the US Air Force and US Army. Betty was a farm wife and also worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Brainerd.
Betty is survived by her sister, Dorothy; brother, Robert; and nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Leonard.
A memorial service for Betty will be on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.
Interment will be at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery.