Betty Jordahl
Thursday
17
September

FUNERAL SERVICE

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Castor Community Hall
4912-49th Ave
Castor, Alberta, Canada
Funeral Service

Obituary of Betty Jean Jordahl

In Loving Memory

Betty Jordahl

 

September 22, 1935 ~ July 27, 2020

Betty is survived by her loving daughter Cheryl (Tyrrill) Hewitt;

her grandchildren: Justin (Tasha) Schmidt,

Kirsten and Kendal Schmidt and

Matthew (Darcie) Jordahl, Samantha, James, John Hewitt;

great grandchildren: Haley, Katrina, Natalia, Skyler, Brody Schmidt,

Caleb Pierce;

her sisters Kathy McGhee and Audrey MacNeill;

brother Jim (Peggy) Beairsto;

brothers in law Ted (Donna) Jordahl, Sid Gustavson;

many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. 

Betty was predeceased by her father and mother

Everett Beairsto and Dorothy Simpson,

her daughter Jackie (Tom) Schmidt,

her sons Allen Jordahl and Ricky Jordahl,

her brothers Preston, Clifford Beairsto and

brother in law Bill McGhee.

 

Funeral Services

September 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Castor Community Hall

Castor, Alberta

 

Memorial Donations may be made to Alzheimer Society

 or a charity of your own choice.

 

Betty Jean Jordahl passed away at the long term care centre in Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital in Castor, Alberta at the age of 84 on July 27th  2020. Betty was born on September 22nd, 1935 in Prince Edward Island to Everett Beairsto and Dorothy Simpson. She grew up in PEI, and left school in grade 4 to help raise her younger siblings.

Then at the age of 21, she moved to Coronation, AB to live with her Aunt Hilda and Uncle Lea.  She started working at the Coronation Hotel washing dishes and working at the local dry-cleaners. She married Tom Jordahl on June 24th, 1961. During her time married she had four children: Jackie, Allen, Ricky and Cheryl. They divorced in 1969 and she raised the children on her own.

Betty enjoyed gardening and had quite a green thumb. Her gardens and plants over the years can attest to that. She would clean houses around the town of Castor and babysit some of the local children. She enjoyed her Soap Operas, crocheting, disking and collecting angels. She was quite the baker and would make pies and buns. Her son-in-law Tyrrill would tease her with the song “Betty’s Buns” by George Canyon.

In her later years, her children were married and had their own children. She was so proud when her grandchildren started coming. She had someone to spoil and she did exactly that. She moved to Innisfail with her boyfriend Bill, but Bill passed away from Cancer and she moved back to Castor; where she lived on her own for a while. Then decided to move to Paintearth Lodge where she had a blast. She was diagnosed with Dementia and had to move into the extended care until her passing.

 

 

 

 

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