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“To Elizabeth's Family: I have very fond memories of Beth. She and I worked together for years when I was much younger. She was well liked by all....Read More ยป
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Mass of Christian Burial for Elizabeth "Beth" Brown, 101, of Hettinger, ND will be Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hettinger. Fr. Joseph Chipson will officiate and burial will follow at the Hettinger Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, followed by a Rosary/Vigil service at 6:00 p.m.

ELIZABETH BLETH, better known as Beth, was born on November 21, 1908 at Richardton, ND to Dominick and Celestine (Geracht) Bleth. She was well known in Hettinger, ND particularly for her outstanding baking products for many years at the City Cafe. Beth cherished her recipes, some dating back to her grandmother's era and visitors to her home were always treated to some home-baked goodies. Beth held various other positions during her long life as a resident of Hettinger.

On October 15, 1926 Beth was united in marriage to Ambrose Brown at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Richardton, ND. To this union were born one daughter, Bernice and three sons, Vermayne, Bobby and Dean.

Beth Brown passed away on Friday evening, November 27, 2009 at Western Horizons Care Center in Hettinger. Beth's family is very appreciative of the loving care she received from the staff and the Western Horizon's Care Center.

Grateful for having shared in her life are her daughter, Bernice, of California; two sisters, Eileen and Sally of Washington; two daughters-in-law, Nancy Brown, of Louisiana and Janell Brown, of Montana; 13 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 23 great-greatgrandchildren.

Beth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ambrose in 1990, sons, Bobby, who died as a child, Vermayne in 1996 and Dean in 2000; four brothers; seven sisters and seven grandchildren.