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Betty Perpich

CROSBY — Betty Mae Perpich, age 80, of Crosby, died on Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Hallett Cottages in Crosby. She was born on July 2, 1931, in Crosby to John and Minnie (Poppy) Johnson.

Betty married John Michael Perpich on Jan. 20, 1951, in Crosby. She was a retired aide and cashier at the Crosby-Ironton School District with 26 years of service. She was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby.

Survivors include three sons, Steven (Connie) Perpich, of Crosby, Thomas (Cindy) Perpich, of Baxter, Charles (Brenda) Perpich, of Virginia; three daughters, Kathleen (Pat) Middleton, of Lake Shore, Julie Perpich, of Crosby, and Sandra (Denny) Davis, of Crosby; one brother, Harry Johnson, of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; one sister, Eileen Nolan, of Minnetonka; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, John “Choik;” one sister, Mardelle Radinovich; and two brothers, Dilton Johnson and Charles Johnson.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Crosby. Burial will be at the Lakewood Cemetery in Crosby. Friends may call on Saturday at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby from 6 to 9 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral on Sunday at the church.