Betty Jacobson Duncan, August 7, 1928 – February 11, 2020


Betty Jacobson Duncan, August 7, 1928 – February 11, 2020

Betty was born on August 7, 1928 in Kootenai, Idaho to Bruce Millard and Mona Basford. She passed away on February 11, 2020 in Toledo, Oregon.Betty married Alan Jacobson on June 24, 1948 and together they raised 4 children; Linda, Jerry, Laurie, and Janice. Not only was Betty a busy and loving mom, she worked in the retail industry and was a member of the Oregon Retail Employees Union. She retired in 1987. Betty’s greatest joy was her family: reunions, girls getaways to the beach or Sunriver, road trips to Colorado, and endless card games. She loved sports, either live or on television. Betty was preceded in death by her husband Alan; son Jerry; grandson Carey; and brother Gary. She is survived by daughters Linda, Laurie, and Janice; 10 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 10 great-great grandchildren; sisters Aloma and Carolyn; brothers Larry and Randy.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held at Bateman Funeral Home, 915 NE Yaquina Heights Drive, Newport, OR on March 7th at 1pm.

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