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Art and Betty Reichenberger
Husband's Full Name: Arthur Reichenberger
Husband's Place of Birth: New Rockford, Eddy, North Dakota
Husband's Father's Name: Emil Reichenberger
Husband's Mother's Name: Martha Reichenberger
Husband's Siblings' Names:
Wife's Full Name: Betty Lou Ellingson
Wife's Place of Birth: Heimdal, Wells, North Dakota
Wife's Father's Name: Tilford Ellingson
Wife's Mother's Name: Clara Berglund
Wife's Siblings' Names: Tilford Jr., Virgil, Byron and Rachel
Children's Names: Cynthia, Neil, Steven
Betty Lou Ellingson grew up in the Heimdal area and graduated from the Benson County Agricultural School in Maddock. She then enrolled at Minot State College where she graduated with a teaching degree. She taught 4 years in the Manfred school during the late 1950, teaching 5th through 8th grade. She later taught in Cathay and in Fessenden. Betty taught for over thirty years before retiring.
She was married to Arthur Reichenberger at the Klara Lutheran Church near Heimdal. They lived and farmed near Cathay before moving to Fessenden in 1978. Betty devoted herself to her family, friends, home and garden after retiring. Art passed away on January 20th of this year.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Fessenden as well as several other organizations.