Betty J. Dalzell

Funeral Services were held February 21, 2019, at Sharon Lutheran Church, Grand Forks for Betty J. Dalzell, 76, of Grand Forks, who died Friday, February 15, 2019, at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo. Interment will be in Memorial Park North Cemetery, Grand Forks.

Posted 2/21/19

Betty Jean Romfo was born October 1, 1942, in Langdon to Clarence and Mildred Romfo. She grew up on a farm in Vang. She attended school at Vang and graduated from Walhalla High School. On June 24, 1961, she was united in marriage to Delton Dalzell at Vang Lutheran Church. They moved to East Grand Forks, Minn. and later to Grand Forks where they made their home. She attended Aakers Business College in Grand Forks while Delton was working in Watford City at B&H Body Shop. In 1983, they opened Del’s Body Shop in Grand Forks which they operated until they retired in March of 2000. Delton passed away in July of 2001. She then started volunteering at St. Vincent De Paul in Grand Forks and was active in other community events. She enjoyed reading, traveling, visiting, and spending time with family and friends. She was a very cordial host and opened her home to friends and family alike. She loved hosting family gatherings, and she was always willing to help others if they needed something.

She is survived by her three sons: Kelly (Mary) of Fargo, Lee of Fargo, Marty (Alicia) of Devils Lake; four grandchildren: Amanda, Joseph, Brandon, and Carson; eight great-grandchildren; two siblings: Eileen (Leslie) Welsh,and Raymond (Vicki) Romfo; and sister-in-law Joyce Romfo. She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Mildred; husband Delton; a son, Jerry; and a brother, Gary.

She will be dearly missed by her family, friends, and pets as well, who were very fond of her.

Amundson Funeral Home, Grand Forks is in charge of arrangements. Online guestbook is available at