Elizabeth Ransom

Elizabeth “Betty” F. (LeRoy) Ransom, 77, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

Betty was born to Elsie (Paappanan) and Roy LeRoy Jan. 31, 1942, in Ely, and was a graduate of Ely Memorial High School. She made a career in nursing and worked at the Ah-Gwah-Ching Nursing Home until her retirement.

Betty was an accomplished artist, who enjoyed her garden, watching birds and deer, collecting rocks and cruising the backroads with her co-pilot, Leo.

Family preceding her in death are her parents, Elsie and Roy; brothers Daniel and Gene LeRoy; and sister Kathleen Wiinikainen.

Those left behind to forever cherish her memory are her daughters, Cory (Larry) Hilden, and Robbi (Timothy) Gack; grandchildren Joshua (Carla) Bramley, Ashley (Evan) Natvig, Tad (Becky) Drechsler and Zachary Drechsler; and great-grandchildren January Bramley, Quinton Natvig, Zachary Natvig, Westyn Natvig, Amaya Drechsler and Austen Drechsler.

The family is grateful for all your condolences and kind words. A private scattering of her ashes will take place in warmer weather. Friends and family wishing to be included may contact the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.northernpeace.com

Betty’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, Minn.

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