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Betty Rosa DeHart
04/16/1926 — 09/28/2004
From Richland, WA, US | Born in Richland, Oregon
Betty Rosa DeHart
Betty Rosa DeHart was born in Richland, Oregon to Alvin and Rosa Evans on April 16, 1926. She passed away peacefully at her current residence Quail Hollow, on September 28, 2004.
She graduated from Eagle Valley High School and moved to Portland, OR to work as a telegraph operator. She then moved to Oakland, CA., where she met her future husband. She married Lloyd DeHart on September 3, 1946. They moved to Richland, WA in 1947.
She was employed by General Electric for several years.
Lloyd and Betty were active in cub scouting and leading a youth group at their church NWUP. They also enjoyed square dancing and in their retirement years they did a lot of traveling in their 5th wheeler. They visited most of the capitols of the continental USA cities. Betty also enjoyed being a part of a women's bowling team, was president of the National Women's ASCET group and was noble grand of the Rebekah Lodge. She was an avid scrabble player, and enjoyed playing pinochle and other card games with her family. She enjoyed stamp collecting and collecting matchbook covers and was able to attend several national conventions.
Betty is survived by two sisters - Elma & Sid Ziegler, Richland, OR; Wilma & Vernon Lathrop, Pendleton, OR.; - three children - Allen & Linda DeHart, Kennewick; Cindy & Gordie Adkins, Omak, WA; and Patty & Steve Thompson, Richland; - 10 grandchildren - Erik, Kris, and Kevin DeHart, Kennewick; Mike & Christa DeHart, Spokane; Laura Shiflett, Kennewick; Dan Schertz, Texas; Christine & Marty Robinson, Kennewick; Jason & Danielle Thompson, Richland; Jennifer & Steve Kasparek, Mesa, AZ. and Stephanie Thompson, Richland; 8 great-grandchildren - Gregory DeHart, Tony Downey, Kaitlin & Kimberly Shiflett, Kylie & Caleb Thompson, and Cole & Tori Kasparek.
Her parents, her husband and two grandchildren preceded her in death. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 4, 2004, at Northwest United Protestant Church. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House, 2108 W. Entiat Ave., Kennewick, WA 99336.
Allen, Our prayers and support go out to you and your families at the loss of your Mom. It has been a long time sence we have seen any of you. We have lost both our folks and our son in the last 3 years. Time marches on and the memories are there for ever.
Mike and Carol Tesky
This Was an very inportant
Grandma in my life. She taught
me alot of things.I stayed with her a year. I like eaten out with them it was fun I will miss both them. They were very dear to me. Love Christina Marty Ashlee, Austen and the new Baby girl her name will be Christiana