February 22, 2021
- 11:00 A.M.
Elizabeth (Betty) Raftevold, age 78, of Fargo, ND, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, surrounded by her loving family.
Elizabeth Mae Tehle was born in 1942 to Joseph and Irene Tehle in Breckenridge, Minnesota, where she was raised and graduated from Breckenridge High School. She met her husband, Ron, and they were married September 10, 1960. They were blessed with four children, Robin (Wendy), Scott, Michelle, and Tim (Laurie); eight grandchildren, Joshua (Nadege), Ryan (Carly), Brianne (Eric Eidenschink), Brittany, Travis, Austyn (Kelsey), Dallas, and Dylan (Hope); and five great-grandchildren, Winnie Rose, Zane Ely, Alexis Raye, Otto Payne, and Betty Ann.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ron, and a brother Don (Barb), Pocatello, Idaho. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Theresa, Joanne, and Pat, and brothers Mark, Albert “Butch”, Joseph, and Richard.
She leaves many nieces and nephews.
Betty’s greatest joy was watching her children and grandchildren’s sports and activities; and her daily get-togethers with all of her dear friends at the complex.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fargo.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 AM Monday, February 22, 2021 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at 2 PM Monday at the Fargo National Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to attend the service and COVID precautions will be followed. For those not able to attend, live streaming will be available on the funeral home website.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo. To sign the online guest book, please visit our website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com