Betty Lavern Skow

1924 - 2012

Rexburg, Idaho – Former Walla Walla resident, Betty Lavern Skow, 88, passed away
September 12, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Rexburg,
Idaho. Betty was born July 25, 1924, Ammon, Idaho, to Lavearl
William and Ressa Myrtle Ball Lindsey. She attended schools in
Idaho and Washington, moving to Walla Walla in 1942 from Toppenish, Washington.

On September 12, 1943, she and Lauren Rossing Skow married
in Walla Walla. Betty had worked as a bookkeeper. She lived
in Walla Walla for over 60 years before moving to Yuma,
Arizona 8 years ago. Betty enjoyed reading, crossword
puzzles, travel and music. She was a member of the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in
various positions.

Betty is survived by four daughters: Judith Sabins (Frank
Edmonds) of Somerton, Arizona; Karen (Walt) Smith of
Rexburg, Idaho; Lorna (Lloyd) Jhanson of Troy, Michigan;
and Cynthia Skow (Ed Mead) of Seattle, Washington; one
brother, Garth Lindsey of Port Ludlow, Washington; one
sister, Robin Nielson of Bellevue, Washington; twelve
grandchildren and twenty-four great-grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her husband April 1, 1980; a sister,
Jackie Ferraro and a brother, Lamont Lindsey.

Family and friends may pay their respects from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 20, 2012, at Mountain
View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla
Walla, Washington. The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m.,
Friday, September 21, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints, 1821 S. 2nd Avenue, Walla Walla,
Washington. Bishop Robert Grandstaff will officiate.
Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the LDS
Missionary Fund or the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society through the funeral home.
Friends may write memories and sign the
online guestbook at

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