Betty Jane Lockman, 74, of Moorhead, Minn., and formerly of Lancaster, Minn., passed away at home Monday, Aug. 3, 2020.
Betty Jane Masloski was born Nov. 25, 1945, the daughter of Anton and Mary (Polejewski) Masloski. She grew up on a rural farm in Lancaster. After graduating from Lancaster Public School, she attended a lab technology program in St. Paul. Betty met her husband Steven Lockman during her studies in St. Paul. They were married Feb. 20, 1965, at Holy Rosary Church in rural Lancaster.
Betty worked as a lab and X-ray technologist at Kittson Memorial Hospital in Hallock and in Karlstad, Minn., for several years. At age 55, Betty became a fulltime caregiver to her husband.
In March of 2010 Betty’s husband passed away. She continued to live in Lancaster with her daughter, Kim Pitcher, and granddaughter, Ashley Carlson. In 2015 Betty moved to Moorhead and lived with her son-in-law, Harrison and daughter, Kim Pitcher. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Moorhead and enjoyed attending Bible studies and all the events St. Joseph’s offered.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Mary Masloski and infant daughter, Cheryl; siblings, Margaret Roback, Louis Masloski, Eleanor Stewart, Martha Mishnik, Edward Masloski and Harry Masloski.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Dawn Lockman (finance Jason Martin) Bemidji, Minn.; Kim (Harrison) Pitcher, Moorhead; five grandchildren, Joshua Nordine, Dennis Nordine, Rebecca Lockman, Justin (Kayla) Carlson, Ashley (Lane) Anderson; and two great-grandchildren, Quinn (Rebecca) Lockman, and Charlotte (Justin and Kayla) Carlson; siblings, Vicki Hallauer, Sophie Olsonawski, Raymond Masloski and special sister-in-law, Marge Masloski.
A funeral mass was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, with a rosary starting at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Moorhead.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.