LUND, Bettye Alyce
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Bettye Alyce Lund Westrup, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Bettye peacefully passed away at home to be with her Lord on Friday, July 27 with her family at her side at the age of 80.
Bettye, A.K.A." Grammye "B" was born on December 8, 1931 in Phoenix, Arizona to Horace "Hank" and Emily Westrup. She grew up in Lynwood, California. After marrying Richard they moved to Whittier, California in 1962. She was the youngest of four children. Bettye was active in the Granada Heights Church. A strong believer and servant to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. She was a home maker and enjoyed cooking, baking, and was a master seamstress. She enjoyed knitting baby blankets for unwed mothers, beanies for our servicemen overseas. Bettye was known for her snowball cookies and banana nut bread. She was an inspiritation,mentor, encourager, and a friend to all.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years Richard (Dick), son David, wife Nicole, grandsons Griffins and Kyle, grand daughters Heidi and Holly, great-granddaughter Emma, brother Mickey, sister Barbara, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her oldest son Gregory.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Sunday, 2:30 P.M. August 26, 2012 at Granada Heights Friends Church, 11818 La Mirada Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638.
Published in Whittier Daily News on Aug. 3, 2012