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Published July 27, 2013, 12:00 AM

Elizabeth "Beth" Joan McGarvey Dronen

Elizabeth “Beth” Joan McGarvey Dronen, 47, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, formerly Fargo, ND, passed away at home Friday, July 19, 2013.

Beth was born June 12, 1966 in Jamestown, ND to Richard and Flora (Nagel) McGarvey.

Elizabeth "Beth" Joan McGarvey Dronen

Elizabeth “Beth” Joan McGarvey Dronen, 47, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, formerly Fargo, ND, passed away at home Friday, July 19, 2013.

Beth was born June 12, 1966 in Jamestown, ND to Richard and Flora (Nagel) McGarvey.

Beth attended Holy Spirit Elementary School and graduated from Shanley High School in 1984. She was a cheerleader for both Holy Spirit and Shanley. Beth graduated with a B.A. in finance from Moorhead State University and a MBA from Regis University. She worked at Community First Bank-Fargo before moving to Minneapolis, where she continued her career in banking. She later moved with her family to Colorado where she worked for Pediatric Medical Group.

Beth was dearly loved by her family. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and friend. Beth is survived by her son Tyler of Highlands Ranch, CO, her parents Richard (Dick) and Flora McGarvey of Fargo, and siblings Rose (John) Skroch of Courtenay, ND; Barb (Ron) Larson of Alexandria, MN; Dave (Jodi) McGarvey of Big Lake, MN; Mary Dissette of West Fargo; and Dan (Jeanne) McGarvey of Old Orchard, ME. She is also survived by her godmother Patricia Dunbar of Waukee, IA, many nieces and nephews, and her dog, Molly.

A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. The funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, July 29 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Fargo, with visitation one hour before the funeral and two hours before the prayer service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Fargo Catholic Schools Network at https://fcsn.site-ym.com/donations/ click on memorials, the Denver Area Humane Society at http://hsspv.org/donate-volunteer/donate/, or the Fargo Area Humane Society at http://www.humanesocietyfargomoorhead.org/donate-in-memory-or-honor-of someone/ .

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. To sign the online guestbook please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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