Ellen Beutler, 98Ellen Beutler, 98, died Monday, March 5, 2012, at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Ellen Beutler, 98, died Monday, March 5, 2012, at Sanford Health, Fargo.
Funeral services were held Friday, March 9, 2012, at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fargo. Burial took place at Kinkead Cemetery, Alexandria.
Ellen Linnea Boman was born February 12, 1914, on the family farm near Garfield and Alexandria to Andrew and Ingeborg (Hellman) Boman. Ellen was raised in the Alexandria area where she attended rural school for her education.
Ellen worked as a housekeeper for families in the Alexandria area. She moved to Minneapolis in 1935 to continue working with one family when they relocated. She also worked for a number of other families.
Ellen was united in marriage to Lester Beutler on January 26, 1946, in Minneapolis. They returned to Alexandria in 1987 so she could assist in care for family members. They moved to Moorhead in 1993.
Lester died December 5, 1995, and Ellen continued to make her home in Moorhead. She lived for a time at Parkview Terrace and then The Fairmont. She moved to Villa Maria, Fargo, ND, in July of 2011.
Ellen and Lester were very active in the communities in which they lived. Their faith and church involvement were also important. Ellen loved to knit afghans and gave one to each of her grandchildren.
Ellen is survived by her son, Gerry (Karen), Fargo; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Ellen was preceded in death by three brothers, Erick, Gust and Carl; and two sisters, Mary and Anna.
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