Dale Bettin

Posted Online: March 31, 2013, 4:42 pm
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Dale L. Bettin, 82, Davenport, died March 26, 2013, in Davenport.
Services are 11:30 a.m., Tuesday at Runge, Davenport, with visitation 10:30 a.m. to services. Burial is at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.
He married Lois Wilcox; they divorced. He married Florence Richardson in 1969. She died. He married Nellie Donahue in 1981. She died.
Surviving are son, Randall Sorensen, Coralville, Iowa; stepchildren, Jo Lundquist, Moline, Victor Hahn, Reynolds, Rick Hahn, Virginia; four step-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; brother, Wesley.


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