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Published February 27, 2013, 12:00 AM

Elizabeth Louise Ebel

Elizabeth Louise Ebel, 92, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2013 at her home in Fargo, surrounded by her family.

Betty was born July 19, 1920, in Jamestown, ND, and grew up on a farmstead in Buchanan, ND. She graduated valedictorian at Buchanan High School and after high school, moved with her parents to Fargo. Betty worked at Bell Telephone and lived with her parents. She met Roland Ebel in Fargo and he enlisted in the Army. They were married in Louisville, KY, on April 8, 1945, where they lived for two months until Roland was sent to the Philippines. Betty then returned to Fargo and resumed working at Bell Telephone for several years. When Roland returned, they continued to live in Fargo. They were residents of Fargo, Moorhead, Lake Eunice, MN, and lastly Fargo, where Roland died in 1999. Betty remained in Fargo at their apartment and later resided with her son Gary and his wife Valerie from February 2011 until her death.

Elizabeth Louise Ebel

Elizabeth Louise Ebel, 92, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2013 at her home in Fargo, surrounded by her family.

Betty was born July 19, 1920, in Jamestown, ND, and grew up on a farmstead in Buchanan, ND. She graduated valedictorian at Buchanan High School and after high school, moved with her parents to Fargo. Betty worked at Bell Telephone and lived with her parents. She met Roland Ebel in Fargo and he enlisted in the Army. They were married in Louisville, KY, on April 8, 1945, where they lived for two months until Roland was sent to the Philippines. Betty then returned to Fargo and resumed working at Bell Telephone for several years. When Roland returned, they continued to live in Fargo. They were residents of Fargo, Moorhead, Lake Eunice, MN, and lastly Fargo, where Roland died in 1999. Betty remained in Fargo at their apartment and later resided with her son Gary and his wife Valerie from February 2011 until her death.

Betty is survived by her daughter Ann (Dennis) Elliott of Hampshire, IL; son Gary (Valerie) Ebel of Fargo, ND; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Roland; parents Emil and Adina Nelson; brothers Oscar, Albin, and Ray; and sister Edith Willman.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, March 3, from 5-7PM with a Prayer Service following at 7PM, at First Lutheran Church in Fargo. A Memorial Service will be held at 11AM on Monday, March 4, at First Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery in Fargo.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Valley Senior Services Meals on Wheels or Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.hansonrunsvold.com.

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