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Betty Lou Svancara

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Betty Lou Svancara Obituary
Betty Lou Svancara, 85, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at her home.
She was born January 24, 1933 in Basalt, Idaho the daughter of William Thomas Murphy and Jeanetta Goodson Murphy.
Betty lived her entire life in the Firth and Blackfoot area.  Attending schools in Firth.
On June 19, 1951, she married Ralph Svancara in Winnemucca, NV. To this union was born three children, Linda, Dennis and Teresa. He preceded her in death on January 16 2009.
Betty worked for various potato warehouses. In 1969 she opened Betty'sCafe which grew to be a well known eating establishment in Blackfoot. She worked from sun-up till closing without ever taking a day off, in her early years. She also enjoyed traveling to Jackpot and to California to watch baseball games.
She is survived by her faithful companion, Toby; children, Linda (Shane) Bird of Chubbuck, ID, Dennis (Kathy) Svancara of Blackfoot, ID, Teresa Rowe of Blackfoot, ID; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers, three sisters; and son-in-law, Michael Rowe.
A Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2018 at Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.
The family will meet with friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, Idaho and from 10-11 a.m. prior to the graveside at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Mar. 29, 2018
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