Betty Louise Connelly, 87, passed away Jan. 10, 2015, in Salem, Ore. She was born Sept. 8, 1927, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to Oscar Alonson and Anna Alice (Hoard) Rich. She married T. Daryl Connelly on June 20, 1946; he preceded her in death on Jan. 9, 2012.
Private services will be at Willamette National Cemetery when Betty will be laid to rest with her husband Daryl.
Betty is survived by her children, Allen, of Vancouver, Wash., Kenneth, of Bandon, Ore., Calvin, of Coos Bay, Ore., Diania Parvin, of Drain, Ore., Vickie Johnson, of Pasco, Wash., Peggy Diefenbaugh, of Salem, Ore., Carol Phelps, of Eugene, Ore. and Christine Arnold, of Parkdale, Ore.; sister, Beverly Loomis; two brothers, Vern Rich and Larry Rich; many, many grandchildren and many more great- and great-great-grandchildren.
Betty will be greatly missed by family and friends. She now joins her husband of 65 years in eternal sleep in Heaven; they are at peace and with other family already there.
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson’s Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations), 1401 Belmont Ave., Hood River, OR 97031; 541-386-1000. Please visit andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.
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