Bettie Katze

bettie katze

Bettie M. Katze, 89, Fargo, formerly Glasgow, MT, passed away Wednesday, June 29 at Rosewood on Broadway, Fargo.

Bettie was born August 3, 1921 to Lee and Eva (Woodworth) Ellsworth in Montana. She grew up and attended school in Glasgow, MT. Bettie moved to Fargo where she worked at the Graver Hotel and Gardner Hotel as a cook.

She married Gerrit Katze in 1947. She moved back to Glasgow, MT to take care of her mother. She worked various jobs in Glasgow, MT including cleaning at the civic center, a job she held into her 80's. Gerrit passed away 20 years ago in Glasgow, MT. Bettie went to live with her daughter, Lois, after moving back to Fargo, and in 2009 was recently admitted to Rosewood on Broadway where she resided until her death.

Bettie enjoyed her television. She loved watching soap operas and had to have her TV on 24/7. She enjoyed driving and just riding around in the car. One of her favorite pastimes was to watch the animals on Fort Peck near Glasgow. She had many wonderful friends in Glasgow and the people of Glasgow remained close to her heart.

Bettie is survived by her daughter, Lois, Moorhead MN; grandchildren, Brenda (Eric) Schoen, Monticello MN, John Webber, Moorhead MN, and Chad Webber, California; great-grandchildren, Adam (Carlin), Nicole, Brandon, Karly, and John Jr.; brother, Lloy, and sisters, Carolyn and Nora.

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