Beatty, age 87, resident of Grand Forks, ND, formerly
of Lakota, ND, died Monday, March 5, 2012 at Woodside
Village in Grand Forks.
LouVerne Beatty was born April 12, 1924 at Lakota, ND,
the daughter of James Cecil and Jessie (Langton) Beatty.
She graduated from Lakota High School in 1942 and spent
most of her life in the area. She attended the University
of North Dakota , was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority
and earned her Bachelor Degree in Education. After graduation,
Betty moved to California to be near her sister. She
taught elementary school for a few years there before
returning to the Lakota area. She also lived and taught
school in the Minot area as well. Betty worked at the
library every Tuesday and helped with quilting at her
church on Fridays. She took several Senior Citizen trips,
including trips to Florida , the east coast, Washington,
and the Black Hills . She also traveled to Chicago every
year to see her sister. Betty enjoyed listening to music,
and the Christmas season with all of the beautiful decorations.
She moved to Woodside Village in May of 2005.
is survived by 2 brothers, Bill (Patty) Beatty of Lakota,
ND, and James Harlan Beatty of Devils Lake, ND; 1 sister,
Lovina Gow of Chicago, IL; and her nieces and nephews.
was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Robert
Beatty and Claude "Buddy" Beatty; and nephew
Funeral Service will be held at the Lakota Lutheran
Church, Lakota, ND, on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 2:00
p.m. Officiating will be the Reverend Peter Horn. Music
will be provided by Patty Cote. Interment will be in
the Lakota Cemetery. The casketbearers will be John
Sundeen, Ross Sundeen, Doug Gow, Steve Tronson, and
Jim Aaker. Visitation will be held at the church on
Saturday, beginning at 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.