Betty C. Bloom

Sept. 29, 1931-Oct. 14, 2017

Betty C. Bloom, 86,

resident of Stanley, ND

died on Saturday, October

14, 2017 at Mountrail

Bethel Home in Stanley.

Betty Carol Abraham-

son was born September

29, 1931 in rural Tagus,

ND to Bert and Wilma

(Vesey) Abrahamson. She

was raised and graduated

from Tagus High School,

then attended Minot State

Teacher College. After

graduating with a

teacher’s certificate, she

taught for 2 years. Betty

married Vaughn Bloom on

October 18, 1953. They

moved to Lakewood, CA

where she worked at the

telephone company. Dur-

ing the spring of 1961,

they returned to Blaisdell

to begin farming and be

near family and friends

which were her most

valued treasures. In 1973

they moved to Plaza. In

the fall of 1980, they

moved to Stanley, where

they resided until 2012.

Vaughn passed away in

February 2013. Betty then

moved to Brentmoor As-

sisted Living, in Minot.

Betty was always willing

to help anyone and was

often the chauffer. She

was an avid bowler, at

which the score never

mattered, she just enjoyed

the social time. She loved

to travel, dance, play

bingo and cards, and at-

tend her grandchildren’s

activities. Betty was an

active member in Red

Hats, Legion Auxiliary,

and the Ladies Aid at

Shell Creek Lutheran and

American Lutheran. For

many years, Betty could

be seen working at the

American Legion in Stan-

ley, the Scenic Restaurant

and Better B’s Restaurant.

During the spring, her

pride was her green

house. Betty officially re-

tired at the age of 79.

During her

semi-retirement years, she

enjoyed spending the

winter months in the


Betty was truly a friend

to all and always greeted

everyone with her beauti-

ful smile.

Betty will be deeply

missed by: her children,

Jacki (Dennis) Deaver,

Berthold, ND, Janet (Rick)

Lee, Plaza, ND and Jane

(Delton) Brown, Hot

Springs Village, AR;

grandchildren, Brandi

Deaver (Fiance’ Brent

Kjorstad), Derrick (Wan-

da) Deaver, Denver

(Janelle) Deaver, Jesse

Lee, Alec Lee, Sarah (An-

thony) Dosch, Amanda

(Brian) Bean and Kory

Brown; 14 great

grandchildren and twoon

the way; brothers, Robert

(Diane) Abrahamson and

Norris (Ruth) Abraham-

son, sister-in-law, Shirley

(David) Raney, and

several nieces and


Betty was preceded in

death by: her husband,

Vaughn; parents; brothers,

Jim, Otto and Roy Abra-


Visitation: is Sunday

from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00

p.m. at

Springan-Stevenson Fun-

eral Home in Stanley, ND

followed by a Family Ser-

vice at 6:00 p.m. The

Funeral Service: is Mon-

day, October 23, 2017 at

11:00 a.m. at the Ameri-

can Lutheran Church in

Stanley, ND. Graveside

will be at 3:00 p.m. at the

Rosehill Cemetery in

Minot, ND.

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