July 3, 2012

Betty Boehm

Betty Ann Boehm, 76, of Watford City, formerly of Minot, passed away after a long illness on June 27, 2012, at Trinity Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was beloved by all and will be sorely missed.
Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the First Lutheran Church, Watford City. Interment was held at the Saron Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Minot, N.D. Visitation was held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Fulkerson Funeral Home in Watford City.
Betty Ann was born on June 12, 1936, in Minot, N.D., at Trinity Hospital to Clarence and Anne (Widdel) Hulberg. She was raised on a farm at South Prairie, located south of Minot. She attended country school through grade eight at Freedom #1. Betty Ann attended high school in Minot, graduating with the Minot High School Class of 1954. As a young adult, she worked as a secretary at Northern States Power Company and later at Cenex in Minot.
She married Arvid Haugeberg in 1955. To this union, four children were born, Tom, Carrie, Jeff and Mitch. She resided in Watford City,  where she raised her family while operating a day care for many years.  Betty Ann also was employed by Badlands Hardware, Dr. Ebel’s office and  Getty Oil. She also took on many outside jobs as a bookkeeper, often doing this work at night.
She later married Don Boehm on Dec. 31, 1981. Together they owned and operated a cattle ranch north of Watford City where they worked side by side. She thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor lifestyle and was proud to help raise her two step-daughters, Kara and Kami.
Betty was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Watford City. She will be remembered for her positive attitude towards life and carrying on three conversations at once. She always believed God has a plan for everything.  
Some of Betty’s passions included living life to the fullest, visiting with her family and many friends, cooking, baking, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her husband of 31 years, Donald Boehm; son, Thomas Haugeberg, of Grassy Butte; daughter, Carrie (Monty) Carson, of Grassy Butte; son, Jeff Haugeberg, of Minot; and son, Mitch (Lynn) Haugeberg, of Watford City; step-daughters Kara Boehm, of Minot, and Kami (Casey) Fredericks, of Halliday; grandchildren, Chase & Layne Carson, Tommy Haugeberg, MeLinda, Benjamin, McKayla, Mikka & Brock Haugeberg, Chloe & Cate Fredericks, and Derry Westman; sister, Margie (Tom) Ahmann, of Minot; brother, Allen Hulberg, of Minot and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Betty was proceeded in death by her parents, Clarence and Anne Hulberg and sister, Donna Mae Amrein
Memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society and the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.
Those wanting to sign the online memorial register or share memories and condolences are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com.