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Mary "Betty" E. Jensen, 82, of Fargo, N.D., formerly of Park Rapids and Dorset, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Elim Rehab & Care Center, Fargo, where she had resided since November 2010.

Betty first lived in Park Rapids in the 1960s when her husband, Don, was employed by Bell Telephone Co. They returned in 1984 and built a home on South Long Lake, and later resided on Lake Ojibway near Dorset.

Betty worked at Woodstock North in Dorset.

They left the area in 1997, and relocated to Georgetown, Texas. Betty moved from Georgetown to her son's home on South Lake Lida near Pelican Rapids following the death of her husband in 2001.

She relocated to Detroit Lakes several years later, then to Elim Care Center because of declining health.

She is survived by one sister, Florence "Flo" Miller of Cuero, Texas; sons, Mike (MaryBeth) of Little Falls, and Mark (Sonja) of Fargo; daughter, Kathy (Andy) Anderson of Blythe, Calif.; six grandchildren, three great- grandchildren; one nephew and four nieces.

Celebration of Life service: 11 a.m. Monday, July 29 at The Congregational United Church of Christ, 900 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes.

Friends may call at 10 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online condolences may be left at