Betty Akert Brown
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Nov. 8, 1926
July 7, 2012
Born Betty Darlene Akert to William and Bluma Akert in Ely, Nevada on November 8, 1926, Betty Akert Brown passed away peacefully in her home on July 7, 2012. The first born of four siblings, she is survived by her sister Joy Gifford and her brother Ben Akert. She was preceded in death by her son, Norwood Akert Brown and her sister Beryl Jackson. She is also survived by her daughter Sheila de Salvo, three grandchildren, Roman de Salvo of San Diego, Mark de Salvo of Los Angles and Pilar Ellendorf of
Spearfish, South Dakota, and three great grandchildren, Michael, Nori and Zachary Ellendorf of Spearfish.
Betty was a life long resident of Nevada. She had a successful career as a realtor and owned her own agency, Betty Brown and Associates. She enjoyed traveling many parts of the world and was an avid participant in a
variety of clubs and social groups. She had strong friendships, many of which were life-long. She will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved her.
Betty requested that there be no funeral and in lieu of flowers to please make donations to one's
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on July 15, 2012