- June 10, 1927 - December 15, 2009
- Forest Grove, Oregon
of Betty's Passing
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“I am here in Florida for the winter and was so sad to hear of Betty's passing. She was such a dear friend of mine and enjoyed going to visit with...Read More »
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“My memories of Betty are from my childhood remembering being neighbors and our parents were close friends and visited alot about families and kids.
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BETTY ANN SCHMIDT was born June 10, 1927 in The Dalles, Oregon, the daughter of the late Earl Sylvester Cunningham and Anna Catherine (West) Hundley. She was raised on the family ranch outside of Maupin and received her early education at Pine Grove School later moving to Condon, Oregon where she graduated from Condon High School with the Class of 1945. She was united in marriage to Francis F. "Dutch" Schmidt on July 1, 1950 in Forest Grove, Oregon. Following their marriage they resided in the Forest Grove community, where she had resided since. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, "Dutch", on May 19, 1994 in Forest Grove, Oregon, after celebrating over forty-three years of marriage together. Betty had worked as a receptionist for the Tuality Forest Grove Community Hospital for twenty-five years, until the age of sixty-two years old when she retired. She had been an active member of the Forest Grove Elks Lodge B.P.O.E. #2440 Elkettes. Betty had volunteered with the Women League of Voters for several years. While raising her children, she had served as the P.T.A. President for several years. Among her special interests, she enjoyed traveling, gardening and the outdoors. She also had a special love for spending time with her family. Betty was also preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Francine A. and George Svicarovich, of Hillsboro, Oregon; and her son and daughter-in-law, Douglas J. "Doug" and Lisa Marone-Schmidt, of Cedar Hills, Oregon. Also surviving is her granddaughter, Kristen Ann Svicarovich, of Portland, Oregon. The family suggests that remembrances may be made to your local Hospice, in her memory.