Betty A. Sorgatz, 76

Betty A. Sorgatz, age 76, of Waterville, died on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at her home. Funeral services were at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Morristown on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 10 a.m. with the Reverend Travis J. Loeslie officiating.  Interment was at Concordia Cemetery, North Morristown. Visitation was held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Friday, January 5, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the services on Saturday. Betty A., the daughter of William and Elsie (Moldenhauer) Ferch, was born on November 12, 1941 in Cordova Township, Le Sueur County.  She married Delbert Sorgatz on July 18, 1959 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Kilkenny.  She was formerly employed by Casey's General Store, Waterville, various adolescent care homes, multiple restaurants, Nusbaum's Meats in Kilkenny, and she was a foster mom to 38 children. She is survived by her husband, Delbert of Waterville; four children, Lionel "Chub" (and Maureen) Sorgatz of Mankato, Scott (and Mari) Sorgatz of Faribault, Valerie (and Dave) Skiba of Medford, and Tanya (and Dennis) Miller of Clara City; ten grandchildren, Holly (and Troy) Evans, Carrie (and Jon) Hart, Jeff (and Emily) Sorgatz, Elizabeth Sorgatz, Taylor (and Krista) Sorgatz, Elysha (and Eddie) Overholt, Kaila (and Jess) Tenley, Hailey (and Ty) Fossen, Brittany Davis, and Landon Miller; 12 great grandchildren; one brother, Gordon (and Terry) Ferch; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Lois Brackey; and two great grandsons.