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6 August 2012

BISMARCK (UTN) - Elizabeth "Betty" Anhorn, 58, Bismarck, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012 in the company of family after a courageous fight with cancer.

Memorial Services were held August 10 at Parkway Funeral Service, Bismarck. She was buried at Congregational Cemetery, White Shield, on August 10. A remembrance service was held August 14 in the Healing Room of the Lewis Goodhouse Wellness Center on the United Tribes Technical College Campus in Bismarck, her place of work.

Betty was born January 24, 1954, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Betty graduated Parshall High School in 1972; she went on to receive her Bachelor's degree from Minot State University and her Master's of Education degree at North Dakota State University. She worked as a licensed addiction counselor since receiving her Master's, her most notable and rewarding positions were at Burdick Job Corps Center of Minot, and as CSC Supervisor at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck. She was especially active in student affairs, in particular the single parent programs at each facility.

She had a lifelong love of gardening and sewing. She also cherished her time with her grandchildren.

Betty is survived by her children, Celeste (Chad) Martin, Minot, Naomi Anhorn, Minot; her grandchildren Lainey and Samuel Martin; siblings, Pemina Yellowbird, Gene Archuleta, Frances Arneson, Nick (Mary Pat) Archuleta, Sophia (Lonnie) Berg, Felicia (Timothy) Jarski; and by a large extended family.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Ina (Beauchamp) Hall; grandfather, Edward "Pemmican" Hall; mother, Celeste (Hall) Witham; step-father, Robert Witham; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Memorial gifts may be made in Betty's name to the MedCenter One Oncology general fund, or MedCenter One Mandan Living Center. http://www.medcenterone.com/foundation/waystogive.asp

More info: http://www.eastgatefuneral.com/_mgxroot/page_10718.php



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