Betty Lou Fotheringham grew up on the family farm near Platte, Charles Mix, SD. Her family moved to a farm east of Fairfax, Gregory, SD where she attended her senior year of High School.
At Fairfax, she met and married a neighbor, Dwayne Elvis Lindgren. Dwayne's parents were Rhuben Emerald Lindgren and Frieda Christina Gall.
The children of Betty Lou and Dwayne Lindgren are:
Randel Dean Lindgren
Robert William Lindgren