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Elizabeth "Betty" Frances Farrant

Elizabeth "Betty" Frances Farrant, 91, of Bemidji, formerly of Auburn, N.Y., died Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, at Havenwood Care Center in Bemidji.

A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji with the Rev. Kent Dudley officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Owasco Cemetery in Owasco, NY.

She was born April 24, 1917, to Maurice and Belle (Kirkpatrick) Sullivan in Niles, N.Y.

She is survived by her son, Dave (Jean) Farrant of Turtle River; daughter, Deborah (Ronald) Trunzo of Geneva, N.Y.; brother, Elwyn (Sue) Sullivan of Auburn; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Farrant, in 1991.