Annie Bottelberghe, 83, died on Monday, May 5, 2014, at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center in Marshall, Minn.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota. Visitation is Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. at Rehkamp – Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota. Visitation will continue from 9 – 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota.
Annie Emma (Hammerlinck) Bottelberghe was born on Dec. 21, 1930, in Burton Township, Yellow Medicine County, to Albrick and Bertha (Mortier) Hamerlinck. She grew up on a family farm near Minneota. On Feb. 7, 1950, she married to Herman Bottelberghe at St. Edward Catholic Church. The couple farmed and raised their family in rural Minneota. They moved to town in 1974. Annie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards, cooking, baking, crafting, sewing, and gardening. She was a lifelong member of St. Edward Catholic Church.
She is survived by her sons, Roger (Charlene) of Brookings, Leo (Deb) of Minneota, Mike (Deb) of Walnut Grove, Minn.; daughter-in-law Julie of Minneota; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; brother, Clarence Hamerlinck; nieces; nephews; relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Herman; son Harold; and sister-in-law Clara Hamerlinck.