Bethel J. Brunelle, 78, Fargo, ND, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2009, surrounded by her loving family. Beth was born June 14, 1931 in Barnesville, MN, to Earl and Blance Leach. She graduated from Glyndon High School, MN, in 1949. Beth married Donald Brunelle on November 20, 1954 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fargo, ND. She worked at Clay County Health Department for more than 20 years. Beth enjoyed volunteering at the Hjemkomst Center and spending time with friends, family and especially her grandchildren and great grand child. Beth is survived by her children and grandchildren, Jeffrey, (Jan) Brunelle and their children, Jeremy, Jennifer and Julia, Shoreview, MN. Brian (Diane) Brunelle, Washburn, WI, Mary (Steve) Juelke and their children Jason and his daughter Braelyn, Longmont, CO., Leah, Ecuador and Jared, Longmont, CO, Annette (Pete) Hill and their child Donald, Beth’s brothers, Marvin Fogel, Verl Leach, Virgil Leach, Gary, Leach and Charles Leach and her sister Shirley Berg, and her stepmother Mary Leach. Beth was preceded in death by her mother Blance and father Earl Leach, her brother Ruebon Fogel, her husband Donald Brunelle and her grandchild Joshua Brunelle. The Memorial Service for Beth will be Friday, December 11, at 10:00am at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.

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