5-7:00 P.M. Monday, November 22 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
12-1:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 23 in Faith United Methodist Church, Fargo.
7:00 P.M. Monday, November 22 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
1:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 23 in Faith United Methodist Church, Fargo.
Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Betty passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at Sanford Health Palliative Care Unit in Fargo at the age of 86.
Betty Traver was born on September 4, 1924 in Detroit Lakes, MN, the daughter of Arthur and Garda (Anderson) Traver. She grew up in Detroit Lakes and graduated from High School. She continued her schooling and completed a 6 month program at Detroit Lakes Business College. In April of 1943 she received a job working at the Army Air Base, Hill Field, Ogden Utah. After leaving Utah she worked for the Office of Price Administration (OPA) District Office in Fargo. Betty was united in marriage to George “Red” Fowler on May 25, 1946 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. They made their home in Fargo where they raised their family. George passed away on March 21, 2002.
Betty was a charter member of Faith United Methodist Church in Fargo where she was very active in the church choir. She enjoyed spending time at the lakes with her family and attending many sporting events with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Hockey was a special passion. She was very involved in the Northside Raiders, Fargo North High, and Bison Hockey Club. She never missed the North Dakota State High School Hockey Tournament in Grand Forks for 45 consecutive years. She also loved spending many afternoons playing bridge with her friends and neighbors. Betty moved to Bethany Retirement Living in Fargo in July of 2009.
Betty is survived by her children, Tom (Sharon) Fowler of Fargo; Anita (Sig) Folden of Fargo; Kathy (Ken) Voltz of Galesburg, ND; Terry Fowler of Minot, ND; Tudy (Caren) Fowler of Faribault, MN; Patty (Sandy) Fowler of Fridley, MN; and Jim Fowler of Roseville, MN; her 12 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren; and one sister, Carol Blake of Long Prairie, MN. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her siblings.