Obituary - Betty L. Strissel


Last updated 8/2/2022 at 7:24pm

Betty Strissel

Betty L. Strissel, 93, passed away at the Northern Montana Care Center Sunday, July 31, 2022.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022, at the Rudyard Lutheran Church with Pastor Cheryl Muncy. Burial will follow in the Rudyard Cemetery.

Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with services and arrangements.

Please visit Betty's online memorial page to send a card or leave a message of condolence for her family at .

Betty was born September 23, 1928, in Havre, to Selmer and Margaret (O'Bosky) Sanvik. Her first home was in Hogeland, and when she was 2 years old, her family relocated to Rudyard. There, Betty attended school and graduated from Rudyard High School in 1946.

She attended Northern Montana College, obtaining her teaching certificate, and soon began teaching in Nashua. Betty taught at Nashua until she married William Strissel, and returned to Rudyard with him. Living in Rudyard, Betty worked for Sanvik Brothers as a bookkeeper and cared for her home and family. She retired in the '80s, and William passed away in 1982.

Betty enjoyed yardwork and ceramics. She loved to quilt and cook, and was an avid reader.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Strissel; granddaughter Dionne Strissel; and parents, Selmer and Margaret Sanvik.

Betty is survived by her children, Lowell (Denise) Strissel of Hingham and Karla (Steve) Van Treese of Monta Vista, CO; four grandchildren, Davilyn (Chad) McCormick, Natalie (Dakoda) Simmes, Kole Van Treese, and Kelci (Bryce) Martinez; four great-grandchildren, Quincy, Ethan, and Eli McCormick, and Ridge Simmes, and many friends.


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