MISSOULA — Elizabeth (Betty) Younger, 91, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in Missoula.

Betty was born in Owatonna, Minnesota, to Miles and Evelyn Krier. She was raised in Rochester, Minnesota, and graduated from Mankato Teachers College. She married Garland Younger in Rochester in 1947 and taught school for the Rochester District, finishing her career at Bamber Valley and Golden Hill schools. She was employed by the Mayo Clinic in the travel office following her teaching career.

Survivors include son, Lyman “Cole” of Arlee; grandson T.J. (Anita) and great-grandsons, Logan and Blake, of Vancouver, Washington. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, John, her husband, Garland; daughter-in-law, Marilyn (McGuire) Younger and her granddaughter, Shari (Younger) Hert.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Sept. 15, at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Missoula, at 10 a.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Arlee Senior Center or a charity of your choice. Condolences for Betty's family may be left at

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