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Betty Louise Escritt

July 11, 1928 March 16, 2016
Betty Louise Escritt
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July 11, 1928 - March 16, 2016 Betty Louise Escritt went peacefully to be with her Lord on March 16, 2016 at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, WA at the age of 87. Betty was born to loving parents Walter Trubey and Martha Mae Trubey in McPherson, KS. She attended Rossville Rural Schools in Rossville, KS, and was her class valedictorian. Her college education was in Manhattan, KS. At the age of 18 she married Daniel Escritt , and they were married for 56 years until his death in 2003. Betty loved books and delighted in raising flowers. During the years that her children were young she worked hard at gardening, raising chickens and pigs, and preserving many fruits and vegetables to feed her family. After her family was raised, she worked at Marvin Windows in Warroad, MN for many years. The part of her life that she felt was most important was her service for the Lord. She taught children's classes and VBS, was active in church youth camps and family camps. She faithfully attended church services and special church activities all of her life. The love of the children at church gave her a special joy! Betty loved and was loved by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by 3 sisters - Evelyn Ratliff of Mayfield, KY, Rosella Feltner of Maple Hill, KS, and Marilyn Trubey of Topeka, KS. She has three daughters - Beth Gaalswyk of Mountain Lake, MN, Carol (Peter) Hull of Deer Park, WA, and Roseanne Loseke of Mitchell, NE. She has 5 grandchildren - Candi (Dan), Jennifer (Kagen), Brenna, Bethany, and Brock (Gillian). Her 5 great grandchildren are Tyler, Rylie, Charlotte, Clayton, and Sadee. She was "Aunt Betty" to many nieces and nephews. A memorial service to honor Betty will be held at Christ's Church of Mt. Spokane, in Mead, WA on March 26th,2016, at 2:00 pm. A second memorial service will be held on May 29, 2016 in Oakdale, NE at the Church of Christ. She will be laid to rest in the Oakdale Cemetery. She is missed by her family and many friends.

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