Cornelia Kallstrom - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

April 15, 1929 - October 8, 2013

Cornelia Elizabeth (Betty) Kallstrom died Oct. 8th.  Born in 1929 in Galesville WI, Betty moved to Minneapolis and graduated from West High School.  Betty worked as a bookkeeper for several years at Bloomington Public Schools.  She was an artistic craftsperson, donating her proceeds to Robins Nest Orphanage in Montego, Bay, Jamaica.  Betty was preceded in death by parents Ludvig and Luella Tranberg; sisters Signe Buck and Lillian Kreutner; brothers Lloyd and Orville Tranberg; and her first husband Russ Westberg.  She is survived by husband Russell Kallstrom (Mpls.); daughter Rebecca Waterston (Seattle, WA); sons Daniel (Pamela) Missoula, MT, and Ryan Westberg (Seattle, WA); grandson Nathaniel (Ekaterina) and his daughter Izabella Mazal; plus four stepchildren:  Debra (Terry) Muhleka, Tom (Margee), Todd (Cheryl), and Chris (Dione) Kallstrom.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be given to donor's choice or to Robins Nest Orphanage - see


  1. Faun Spencer says:

    Betty had a wonderful sense of humor and a girlish giggle when she thought she got something over on someone. Her eyes twinkled so bright when she was happy. I miss her presence. I wish her and her family Peace.

  2. Kristine Carr says:

    Betty has been missed at Steven’s Residence. Our many condolences from everyone at Steven’s.

  3. Nate Mazal says:

    This is my grandma and i love her. She tried her best in everyway in life. She wanted the best for everyone. She deeply loved her family and was always a caring and wonderful person to be with. God is surely keeping her close in heaven.

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