Betty Ann Shull, age 88 of Fargo passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at Eventide Nursing Home in Fargo. Betty was born Oct. 17, 1928 in Edmore, North Dakota to Emory and Rachel (Richardson) Botsford. Her parents moved to Sarles, North Dakota when she was 1 year old. She attended school to 8th grade at Sarles, she was a Girl Scout, confirmed and baptized Presbyterian.
She moved to Grand Forks in June 1969 and went to work at K-Mart then transferred to K-Mart in Fargo in 1979 to be near her daughter Carole and family. She retired from K-Mart in 1994; then worked part time at Dollar Stores in Fargo after 30 years with K-Mart.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, William; sisters, Beverly and Doreen; granddaughter, Rachel Beier; and grandson, Chad Clark.
Betty is survived her daughter, Carole (Bill) Steinhorst of Baraboo, Wisc., Agnes (John) Beier of West Fargo, Sandra (Echo) Jensen of Kingman, Arizona; son, Alvin (Yolanda) Clark of Colorado Springs; sisters, Agnes Schultheis of Bremerton, Washington; brother, Gary Botsford of Apache Junction, Arizona as well as 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandsons as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
At her request, there will be no services. In lieu of sending flowers, the family suggests that you open a bottle of fine wine (it actually can be cheap wine, she wouldn’t complain) and toast her wonderful life.