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Betty Christon 05/12/2024

Betty Jean Christon, age 83, died on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at the River Falls Area Hospital in River Falls, WI. Betty was born April 29, 1941, in Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Milwaukee, WI.
Betty worked in the healthcare field. She loved playing bingo and going to Bible study. She was a prayerful Catholic. Betty loved watching the Packers with her son Steve and she loved all her sweets and snacks. Betty had a great sense of humor and was kind to everyone she met.
She is survived by her son, Steven Rice and his wife Amy Rice; her partner of 32 years, Milton Morrow; and her grandchildren, Steven, Quinton, Skyla, Yasmine, Corneluis, Christopher, and Patrice; along with several great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Betty is preceded by her mother, Ophelia Rice and her father, Knowledge Williams; son, Richard Rice; sister, Doris Powell; husband, Isaiah Christon; and her special aunt, Violet Williams.
There will be a Catholic service by her favorite clergy, Deacon John Woehrle, on Saturday, June 1, 2024, at 4:00 pm at Bonfe located at 455 Hardman Avenue South, South St. Paul, MN 55075. Dinner to follow immediately after Betty’s service.
The family would like to extend a special Thanks to the staff at the Ellsworth Health Services for doing more than just their job, but also for becoming family. Cremation provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Etta Christon Posted May 15, 2024 10:01 pm

    Lord, I pray my cousin Stevie strength on this journey to last auntie to rest. We love you cousin. May God wrap his loving arms around you daily. In Jesus mighty name amen

  • Walter Bonfe Posted May 16, 2024 6:41 am

    There is no greater love than the love a Mom has for her Son. Knowing this will give you peace and comfort while she spends the rest of eternity in heaven with our Lord!

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