Elizabeth Aga

March 4, 1926-Nov. 29, 2020

Elizabeth Jean (Lowe)

Aga, 94, longtime Minot

resident, died Sunday,

November 29, 2020 at her

home in Edgewood Vista.

Betty was born on

March 4, 1926, the

daughter of Albert and

Pearl (Dopp) Lowe in

Minot, North Dakota. She

was raised and educated

in Minot and graduated

from Minot High School

in 1944. She continued

her education at Minot

State Teacher’s College

until 1946, when she

started working at the

Ward County Welfare Of-

fice for two years as a


Betty was united in

marriage to Duane Aga on

June 4, 1948 in Minot.

She was employed with

Sterns Motors and Quality

Lignite until they moved

to Denver, Colorado in

1949, where Duane en-

rolled at Denver Universi-ty to complete his college

education. While living in

Denver, Betty worked at

Sherwin Williams Paint

Company as a book-


After Duane graduated

in 1951, they returned to

Minot, where they raised

their three children, Alan,

Roger and Carol Jean. Bet-

ty was employed part

time for both of her broth-

ers, Jim and Bob Lowe as

needed at either Lowe’s

Garden Center or Lowes

Printing from 1966-1971.

She eventually returned

to her bookkeeping skills

full time in 1971 at Lowes

Printing, until she retired

in 1989. Betty was gifted

not only with a green

thumb, but excelled in

her culinary talents.

In retirement, Betty and

Duane enjoyed many

years of snowbird travel

making innumerable

friends along the way. She

was a lifetime member of

Vincent United Methodist

in Minot. Duane died

February 7, 2014.

Betty is survived by:

her children, Alan (Beth)

Aga, Minot, Roger, Idaho,

and Carol (Greg)

Mathwich, Minot; 5

grandchildren and 17

great-grandchildren; along

with several nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Betty was preceded in

death by: her parents,

husband, Duane, brothers,

Philip, James and Robert

and a sister, Della Mae.

Private family grave-

side service: will take

place at Rosehill Memori-al Park, Minot.

A Memorial Service of

Remembrance: will take

place the Summer of


Anyone wishing to sign

the online register or

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vited to use the expres-

sions of sympathy section




(Thomas Family Fun-

eral Home, Minot was en-

trusted with arrange-