Betty McGee

Born in Delhi, IA
Born on Jun 17, 1932
Departed on Nov 22, 2019

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Betty Ann (Guetzko) McGee, 87, died at Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha, IA on November 22, 2019. The fifth child of Gustaf and Jennie (Kurth) Guetzko, Betty was born June 17, 1932 on a farm near Delhi. She married Bently McGee of Manchester, IA on June 17, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Delaware, Iowa. They moved to Florida in 1957 and settled in Winter Haven in 1963.  

Betty was the secretary in the test lab for Minute Maid which became Coca Cola in Auburndale, FL for over 40 years. She loved walking on the beach, bowling, eating out with friends, shopping, and taking care of those around her.

After retirement Betty volunteered at Grace Lutheran Church in Winter Haven where she was a member for over 50 years. 

Betty is survived by her brother, Don Guetzko of Delhi, Iowa as well as twelve nieces and nephews and their families; and brother-in-law, Jerry Engel of Marion.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Ben, in 1989; her parents; siblings and their spouses, Louis (Elgene, Peg) Guetzko, Evelyn (Lewis) Berends, and Vida (Denny) Vesey Engel, sister-in-law Wilma Guetzko; and nephew, Greg Guetzko.

Interment will be at Lakeside Memorial Park in Winter Haven beside Ben. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Delaware, IA at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Delaware, IA or your favorite charity.