Beth McLeod, age 84 of Fingal, ND died Friday April 5, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND. Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 AM, Wednesday, April 10th at Messiah Lutheran Church in Fingal, ND with Rev. Brad Edin officiating. Visitation will be from 5PM until 7 PM Tuesday, April 9th at Messiah Church with a Prayer Service beginning at 7 PM.
Beth Ann Ramstad McLeod was born May 24, 1928, rural Hunter, ND to Julina Montieth Ramstad and Emil Ramstad. She lived in the Hunter area until moving to Erie, ND at the age of 10. Her father died when she was 14 so she became the driver for the family. She worked on relative’s farms growing up. She married Ronald McLeod Dec. 29, 1947 in Hunter. They lived the for 7 years as Ronnie worked at the Security State Bank. She took care of her bedridden mother for 5 years while living in Hunter.
Their 4 children were born in Hunter before moving to Fingal, ND in 1958, where Ronnie started working at the Quality Bank of Fingal, formerly the Fingal State Bank. Beth started working at the Bank in 1968 and continued until her retirement in 2001. She was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Beth loved being at the lake with her family. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Dan (Keatha) McLeod, Horace, ND, Hal (Ray Ann) McLeod, Enderlin, ND, 2 daughters, Vicki (Don) Busta, Fort Ransom, ND, and Becky (Dale) Maasjo, Nome, ND, 14 grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, husband, 1 son-in-law, 1 grandchild, and 3 infant great-grandchildren.
Lerud-Schuldt Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. An online guest register is available at www.lerudschuldt.com