Betty Jean, Minkler, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, January 22, 2020

Betty Jean Minkler, 87, Cedar Rapids formerly of Elkader, died Wednesday morning, January 22, 2020, at Living Center West Care Facility in Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include her daughter Nancy (Paul) Latta, Cedar Rapids; two sons, Bill Minkler, Cedar Rapids and Dean Minkler, Vinton; eight grandchildren, Nichole Early, North Liberty, Lizzie (Curt) Beller, Hiawatha, Candy Drake, Phoenix, AZ, Monica (Craig) Morrison, Cedar Rapids, Matt (Casey) Minkler, Cedar Rapids, Kristi Billmeyer, Garnavillo, Tiffany Minkler, Waterloo and Melissa Minkler, Waterloo and eighteen great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, grandsons, Robert Minkler and Michael West; brother, Valdean Lange; mother, Mabel Lange and grandparents, William and Sophia Seeland.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Peace United Church of Christ in Elkader where friends may call after 9 AM Saturday.

Interment will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Clayton Center.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elkader is assisting the family with arrangements.

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