March 22, 2023 at 3:29 p.m.

Betty (Elizabeth) Asfeld

Betty (Elizabeth) Asfeld
Betty (Elizabeth) Asfeld

Betty Elizabeth (McCann) Asfeld, 86, passed away peacefully March 21, 2023, in Melrose. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 25, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Visitation will be from 9–10:45 a.m., preceding Mass at the church. 

Betty was born to Michael and Loretta (McIntee) McCann in Manannah, Minnesota. On Feb. 16, 1957, she married the love of her life, Leo Asfeld, and together they had seven children. Betty liked to dance, play cards, travel and go to the casino. She worked as a bank teller, at Jennie-O, at Walmart and on her family’s farm before retiring and moving with Leo to their home just north of Sauk Centre. Betty was a woman of faith and a member of Christian Mothers and St. Paul’s Catholic Church. She loved her family and friends.

Survivors include her husband, Leo, of 66 years; their children, Leon (Vicki) Asfeld of Texas, Linda Beilke of Washington, Bonnie Asfeld of St. Cloud, Joan (Chris) Markwardt of Kimball, Bruce (Rose) Asfeld of West Union and Joe (Linda) Asfeld of Sauk Centre; 29 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brother and sisters, daughter Amy Harlow, and great-grandson Zander.



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