Biografi for: Edna deBettignies

1949
Mr. and Mrs. Fred de Bettignies, 83 Ricker street, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Edna, to William Gene Kerr, son of Mrs. L. L. Edwards, 139 Moir street. The wedding will take place on June 14 in St. Mary's Catholic church. Miss de Bettingnies attended the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and is now employed by the Heisler Manufacturing Co. at Hudson. Her fiance is an employe of Cutler's People's store.
Source: The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) Fri May 13 1949

1985
Edna deBettignies died Sunday morning at Sartori Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec 12. 1923 at Waterloo. daughter of Fred and Ethel Kress DeBetttgnies. She mar ried William Kerr on June 14. 1949 at Waterioo. They were later divorced. Mrs. Kerr was employed at General Nutrition Center in Cedar Falls as a sales clerk for 13 years, retiring Feb. 1984. She served in the Navy in World War II
She is survived by two sons, Edris Brian Kerr of San Francisco, Calif., and Kevin Kerr of Waterloo; two daughters, Lisa Kerr of Waterloo and DeEtte Kerr of Cedar Falls, a sister, Mrs. Nick Avalchas of Davenport , and a granddaghter.
A Scripture service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Oppold Funeral Home In Waterloo, where friends may call after 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Source: The Courier (Waterloo, Iowa) Mon Feb 25 1985.