Originally Published: January 3, 2018 6 a.m.
Bette Ann Caron of Dewey Arizona, was born on April 17, 1932 in Milbank S. Dak. She died after a long illness at home on Dec. 18, 2017. Bette was the fourth of six children born to Oscar and Tonie Ringstead.
She grew up in Minnesota. After graduating from Marshall High school in Minneapolis she moved west and was employed at Yellowstone Park Wyo. Out west she met and married husband Franklyn in 1951. Bette worked for many years as a Loan Officer in the Credit Union industry both in Arizona and Minnesota. In her final years of employment she worked in Student Registration at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale.
Living members of her immediate family are The Rev. Franklyn Caron; daughter Tonie Dunham and family of Santa Fe New Mexico; son Richard Caron and family of Missoula, Montana. In addition she leaves grandsons Christian Dunham of Denver Colorado and Jordan Dunham of Baltimore. A “Celebration of Life” service will be held at American Lutheran Church in Prescott on Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. Kindly address remembrances to “Teen Closet”, American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301.
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