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Elizabeth J. "Betty" Potter

January 23, 1939 — October 13, 2019

Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Potter, 80, died Sunday, October 13, 2019, at Sunrise Retirement Community.

A visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 17, 2019, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel. A funeral service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 18, 2019, at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel, with burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Zublis, the daughter of Carl and Irene (McMurray) Zublis was born January 23, 1939, in Sioux City, IA. She grew up and was educated in Sioux City.

On February 2, 1957 Betty was united in marriage with Dean A. Potter in Sioux City. She worked at Younker’s and Kresge’s. She later worked at Appletree Preschool before retiring in 2000.

Betty was a member of Morningside Lutheran Church, Morningside Order of the Eastern Star, Abu Bekhr Shrine Women’s Auxiliary, Campettes, and Daughters of the Nile.

Betty is survived by her children, Louise (Tim) Hafits and Allen (Maikki) Potter; grandsons, Jaakko Henry Potter, Bryan James Hafits, Carl Robert Potter; siblings, Harold Hansen, Pearl Harrison, Micki Webster, Harvey Hansen, Janniee (Randy) Wheeler, and David Zublis; and a special friend, Dorothy Doahue.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dean; and a brother, Joseph Zublis.
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Visitation

Thursday, October 17, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Funeral

Friday, October 18, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Morningside Chapel

1801 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51106

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