Evans Funeral Home
"Compassionate Funeral Service"
Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911
Secondary Number ~ 701.650.9937
Betty was born February 1, 1931 Wyard Township – rural Carrington, North Dakota to Peter and Mary (Kubzik) Becker. She passed peacefully on November 26, 2020.
She married Stanley Smith December 27, 1951 in McHenry, Betty worked tirelessly raising 5 sons and helping out on the farm/ranch. She later worked for Posi Lock in McHenry and Cooperstown. She was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (McHenry) and later Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington. She had an unwavering faith and love for God.
She loved to cook, bake and take care of her large family. She liked to sew, quilt, crochet and for entertainment loved bingo, and an occasional trip to the casino. She had a large family of children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren who will dearly miss her.
Betty is survived by her loving husband of nearly 69 years, children Dr. Jeff Smith (Tracey Albers), Bismarck, Kerry (Kari) Smith, Carrington, Dr. Kirk (Donita) Smith, Lino Lakes Mn, Dr. Stuart (Ruth) Smith, Bismarck, and Andrew (Barbie) Smith, Bismarck. 13 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, and 5 Great Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her infant son Joseph, her parents, brothers Eugene and Edward, and sister Marjorie Yanke.
Betty’s family would like to thank the Staff at Golden Acres for their loving care and compassion. A special thanks to family and friends that came to visit during her extended time at Golden Acres.
Visitation will be Friday, December 11, 2020 from 9:00AM – 6:45PM followed by a Rosary at 6:45PM and a Prayer Service at 7:00PM all at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10:00AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington.
Burial will be at the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, McHenry, ND.
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