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Betty Ilene Lish Blair


1944 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Betty Ilene Lish Blair Obituary
Betty Ilene Lish Blair, 72, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at a medical center in Twin Falls, ID. Betty was born on October, 11, 1944 in Pocatello, Idaho to Lyman D. (Brownie) and Ruth Romriell Lish. She grew up in the McCammon, ID area.
In 1959, she married Harvey Blair in Jerome, Idaho. Together they had 5 children. They made their home in Blackfoot, ID then moving to Pocatello, ID. While living in Pocatello, she was a teacher's aide at Tyhee Elementary. They then moved to Alaska where she worked at a daycare center. She loved little children.
Betty and Harvey came back to Idaho making their home in Challis. When Harvey retired, they moved to Elko, NV. She and Harvey loved to travel. Betty also enjoyed quilting, gardening, fishing, reading and her family. She especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her husband, Harvey; daughters, Dixie (Ken) Wright, Valerie (Kevan) Hansen, Brenna (Robert) Prouse; son, Wade Blair (Ann Hiller); siblings, Cora (Brian) Hendricks, Ginger (Steven) Krogue, Paul (Norma) Jones, Ken (Carlon) Jones, Bobby (Jodi) Jorgensen, Ron Lish; 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Aaron Sean Blair; mother-in-law, Ida B. McCarty; and great-granddaughter, Makenzie Jill Hook.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 2005 S. 4th Ave. Pocatello, ID, with a visitation one hour prior to the services.
Burial will follow in the Norton Cemetery, McCammon, ID.
Condolences may be made at www.colonial-funeralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Apr. 12, 2017
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