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Obituary: Betty Lou Young

July 22, 1929 - March 10, 2013

Betty Lou Young, 83, passed away Sunday morning, March 10, 2013, at her home in Fallon, Nevada.

Betty was born in Scoby, Montana in 1929. She and her younger brother, Ronald, grew up in Flaxville, the northeast farming area of Montana. Sister and brother had many happy memories on Uncle Chris and Aunt Ruth Tange’s farm. Betty attended college in Bozeman, MT, pursuing a degree in nursing where she met and later married her husband, Neal Young, in 1952. They raised four children. They lived an adventurous life starting in Montana. The family moved to Australia in 1966 for one year then returned to live in Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and finally made their home in Nevada. In Oregon she joined a doll club and loved beach combing. Betty loved exploring with her husband, collecting rocks, road trips, hiking the backcountry, gardening and growing flowers. She enjoyed writing poetry. Her husband, family and friends were her passion in life and what she lived for.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Neal Young. She was survived by her four children: Russell (Theresa) and children, Christopher, Amanda, Jeremy, Diana, Danny, of Amboy, Wash.; Becky, and son, Kyle of Girdwood, Alaska; Susan of Martinez, Calif.; and Bill (Paula) and children, Dustin and Carleigh, of Enumclaw, Wash.

A memorial service will be held at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Fallon, NV, on March 23, 2013, at 3 p.m. followed immediately by a reception at the church. Flowers may be sent to the church if you wish to do so.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 19, 2013 05:00PM Published Mar 19, 2013 05:00PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.