Marcy Ketelsen, 49, of Ray, ND, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Tuesday evening, December 25, 2018 at her Ray residence.

Marcy Ketelsen, 49, of Ray, ND, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Tuesday evening, December 25, 2018 at her Ray residence. Her arrangements are with Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home of Williston. Friends may sign the on-line register and give their condolences at www.fulkersons.com A Celebration of Marcy’s Life will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 11 am at Ray Lutheran Church in Ray, North Dakota. Pastor Steve Anderson will be officiating. Burial will be pending for summer 2019, in Jamestown ND. Friends may call at the church on Saturday one hour prior to services. Marcy Helgaas was born August 30, 1969, at St. Francis Hospital in Crookston MN to Harvey Helgaas and Karen (Widrig) Helgaas.   She graduated from Fertile High School in Fertile MN in 1987, and received her Business Education degree from Mayville University in 1992.   Marcy married Craig Ketelsen on October 10, 1998 at Atonement Lutheran Church in Fargo ND.  She taught Business Education in Kensal ND, Lakota ND, Williston ND, and Ray ND.  Her passion for teaching and being an FBLA advisor touched many lives.   Marcy is survived by her husband, Craig; daughters, Emily and Erika; son, Johnathan; sister, Christene Stene and many nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Matthew Helgaas; brother-in-law, Richard Stene and her grandparents.