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Nancy Kay Pyne Betterley
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1962
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 2009
West Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

Nancy Betterley, 47, West Fargo, ND, died on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at her home from kidney failure due to diabetes.

Nancy Kay Pyne was born on January 24, 1962 in Minot, ND the second of three children to Leo Jerome Pyne and Laurel Nelson. She grew up and graduated from Minot High School, and then graduated from Minot State University through their Bottineau Campus with a degree in Medical Transcription.
On November 26, 1986 in Minot, ND Nancy married Dennis J. Betterley, son of Irene Phyllis Eckdahl and Alfred Hilton Betterley, Jr. They made their home in Washington and then Heidelberg, Germany where Dennis was stationed in the Army.

In 1990, they moved to Fargo for a short time before returning to Minot. In 1993, their daughter, Brittany Lynn was born. In 2004, they moved to West Fargo, ND where she worked at US Bank.

Nancy lived life to the fullest and was a loving and caring person. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, reading, gardening, fishing and spending time with her family and attending church. Nancy also was an assistant leader for the Girl Scouts in Minot.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis and daughter, Brittany, West Fargo; her mother, Laurel Ann (Nelson) Pyne, Minot; sister, Betty (Rob) Quitt, Texas; brother, Russell (Cherylynn) Pyne, Minot; two nephews, Joshua & Brian; mother-in-law Irene Phyllis (Eckdahl) Betterley; five brother-in-laws, Jeff and family, Jon and family, Kenneth, Cliff and family, Jason and family; and three sisters-in-law, Phyllis and family, Jeanne and family, Sarah and family.

Nancy was preceded in death by her father, Leo Jerome Pyne; and father-in-law, Alfred Hilton Betterley, Jr.

Visitation: Friday, August 21, 2009 from 5 to 7 PM with a Prayer Service at 7 PM at West Funeral Home Chapel, West Fargo.
Memorial Service: Saturday at 1 PM in Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo.

Final Resting Place: Rose Hill Cemetery, Minot, ND.
Family links: 
  Leo Jerome Pyne (1934 - 1995)
Rosehill Memorial Park
Ward County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Record added: Aug 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40921173
Nancy Kay <i>Pyne</i> Betterley
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Nancy Kay <i>Pyne</i> Betterley
Added by: Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Nancy Kay <i>Pyne</i> Betterley
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