Betty Nystul

betty nystul

Betty Jane Nystul, 91, of Fargo, passed away on December 29, 2012 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo. She was born November 17, 1921 to Albert and Jennie Byers.  She grew up in Fargo and attended Fargo High School.  On October 31, 1941 she married Aldon Nystul in Tacoma, WA where he was stationed at Ft. Lewis.  They remained married until his death in 2001. 

Betty had two daughters and dedicated her life to caring for her children and her husband.  She loved to crochet and used her talent to make lap robes which she donated to local nursing homes.  Betty was full of love and hugged everyone within arm’s reach.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her two brothers, Bertrand (Bud) and William (Bill) Byers; her sister, Avis Berg.

She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Kay (Spike) Nordenstrom, Joan (Paul) Salo; grandchildren, Denise (Roger) Christianson, Michael Nordenstrom, Matthew (Tammy) Palluck, Jennie (Daniel Brostin) Jocson; great-grandchildren, Adam (Kayla) Nordenstrom, Corey Nordenstrom, April Nordenstrom, Vance (Kayla) Christianson, Jared Palluck, and Jacob Palluck; great-great-granddaughter, Addyson Nordenstrom; and many other relatives and friends.

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  1. Davenport ND
    Joan & Kay and family, Sorry at the loss of Betty. I sure missed her when she moved to Fargo. We are keeping her and your family in our prayers.

  2. Lake Park MN
    Dearest Kay &u family
    So sorry to here of your moms passing. Its so hard to lose a mom no matter when the time. I still talk yo mine daily in my prayers. Miss her alot. Think of you so often Kay.take care

  3. Longmont COMy Aunt Betty had the most beautiful loving heart. Everyone that crossed her path loved and admired her. She always affectionately called me Barbie. I will miss hearing that. She will be greatly missed until we meet again in the house of the Lord. I love you seetheart. Barbie

    Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalms 119:105

  4. Longmont CO – ColoradoI am sorry for the Passing of our beloved Betty. She was the greatest Aunt of all times. She was the most kindhearted woman I knew next to my mother, Avis. These sisters were not just sisters, they were the best of friends. I know she is in a better place in the house of God. Amen

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