Betty Braun, 80, of Langdon, ND, passed away February 19, 2023, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND, surrounded by her family and loved ones.
Betty Jean was born January 4, 1943, to Joseph Amable and Alvina Marie (Bercier) Barron at home in Rolla, ND. She attended elementary and high school in Rolla, ND. Betty was united in marriage to Melvin Braun on September 1, 1967. They moved to Valley City, ND, and then to Mohall, ND, where they made their home and raised their two children. While in Mohall, Betty worked at the Good Samaritan Society as a CNA. Betty and Mel hosted foreign exchange students while in Mohall.
In 1989, Betty moved to Langdon, ND, to make her home and was joined by her daughter, Lori, a few years later . Betty continued to work as a CNA at the Good Samaritan Society in Osnabrock, ND. She worked part-time as a cook at the Crossroads and at the Bread Pan Bakery. Betty later moved to Osnabrock, ND, where she continued with the Good Samaritan Society. While in Osnabrock, Betty worked at Knights on Broadway and later Goodtimes Bar. Betty moved back to Langdon where she worked as a cook at Sporty’s Bar until she retired.
Betty enjoyed playing Bingo and going to the casino. She was an avid crossword puzzler and loved spending time with her dog, Frisco. She loved her family deeply and spent time with them as often as she could.
Surviving Betty are her daughter, Lori, of Langdon, ND; son James of Grand Forks, ND; grandson Austin of Grand Forks, ND; sister Carla (Dennis) Horpestad of Langdon, ND; brother Joe (Tammy) Barron of Glenburn, ND; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters Lucy and Diane, brother Louie, and nieces Melissa and Jennifer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2023, at St. Alphonsus Church in Langdon, ND, with visitation starting at Noon.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks to please direct memorials to Meals On Wheels, 211 8th Ave., Langdon.