Betty Mae Graham

Aug. 12, 1931-Nov. 9, 2020

Betty Mae Graham, 89,

Minot, ND, passed away

Monday, November 9,

2020, at Trinity Homes in

Minot, ND.

Betty Mae Schuh was

born in New Germantown

Township, Sheridan

County, ND, August 12,

1931, near Martin, ND to

Christ Jr. and Martha

(Pfeifle) Schuh. She grew

up south of Anamoose,

ND on the family farm

and attended country

school. She helped with

milking cows by hand and

later with a milking

machine, cooking and

washing the milking

machine dishes and the

kitchen dishes. She

hauled water in eight and

ten gallon cans to the

house from the windmill

on a two wheel cart by

hand. Betty was very

close to her mom.

In September of 1963,

she moved to Anamoose

with her parents, where

she babysat. In 1964, she

moved to Minot, where

she took care of elderly

people in their homes.

On August 17th , 1968,

Betty married Edward

Graham at St. Martin

Lutheran Church at

Anamoose. They made

their home on Edward’s

farm and at his apartment

in Anamoose. Ed died on

May 15, 1971. Betty

moved to Minot and start-

ed working for Trinity

Hospital and later Trinity

Homes in housekeeping.

Betty retired in June of

1993 and continued to

live in Minot.

Betty was a former

member of St. Martin

Lutheran Church,

Anamoose where she was

confirmed on August

20th, 1950. She was a

member of St. Paul’s

Lutheran Church, Minot,


On January of 2013,

Betty decided to make

Trinity Homes, Minot, her

new home.

Betty is survived by her

sister, Agnes (Donald)

Schmidt, Harvey, ND and

numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Betty was preceded in

death by her husband, Ed-

ward Graham, her

parents, brothers, Henry

Schuh and Cecil Schuh,

sisters, Alma Miiller,

Christine Hoffman, Twila

Rau, Frieda Hintz,

Beatrice Breese.

Celebrating the Life of


A Funeral Service will

be held Saturday, No-

vember 14, 2020, at 1:00

pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran

Church in Minot. Due to

the Coronavirus Pandem-

ic, masks and social dis-

tancing will be observed.

A Public Graveside Ser-

vice will be held on

Saturday, November 14,

2020, at 3:00 pm at St.

Martin’s Lutheran

Cemetery, rural

Anamoose, ND. Due to

the Coronavirus Pandem-

ic, please observe social


The service will be

livestreamed for the pub-

lic to view and can be ac-

cessed by going to




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