Betsy Sauter, 74, Goodrich, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at St. Aloisius Hospital in Harvey. Funeral services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church in Goodrich on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 3 p.m. Visitation will be held at Hertz Funeral Home in McClusky today, March 15, from 3 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in the Goodrich City Cemetery.
Betsy was born Jan. 3, 1939, in Wilson, N.C. She was the daughter of Alfred and Rosamond (Ward) Moore. Betsy grew up and attended school in Jacksonville, N.C.
She married Floyd Sauter on April 10, 1954, in Jacksonville. They moved to North Dakota in 1957. They lived in Denhoff until moving to Goodrich in 1975. Floyd died March 18, 1991.
Betsy was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Goodrich, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. Betsy was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and Pioneer Homemakers Club, both in Goodrich. Betsy enjoyed cooking, canning, baking, growing flowers, reading and puzzle books.
Betsy is survived by: son, Richard (Stephanie) Sauter, Felton, Pa.; daughters, Donna (Fred) Gorwell, Garretson, S.D., Tina (William) Widiger, Great Bend, Kan., Cindy (Richard) Zumbaum, Minot, Peggy (Tom) Schimelfenig, Bowdon, Rosanne Schmitt and her fiance, Bill Pritchett, Wayne, W.Va., Helen Sauter and friend, Randy Posser, Jamestown; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Billy Moore, Kinston, N.C., Jimmy Moore, Richlands, N.C., and Jan Moore, Jacksonville, N.C.
Betsy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; grandson, Tristan Sauter; and sister, Nell Rose Moore.