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Betty Ruth Loosli


1927 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Betty Ruth Loosli Obituary
Betty Ruth Loosli, 88, loving wife and mother passed peacefully at 8:00 p.m. in her home in Blackfoot, ID on March 16, 2015.  Her last days were spent surrounded by her family.
Betty was born January 25, 1927 in Mt. Pleasant Utah to Leland and Jean Shepherd.  
Betty met the love of her life, Delbert Loosli, in the summer of 1944.  Del went into the Navy and they continued to correspond and they were married April 19, 1947 and later sealed in the LDS Temple.  They moved to Blackfoot in 1960 where they raised their family.  Betty worked as a telephone operator for most of her career and she retired from US West in 1990.
Her family was her greatest joy and she also enjoyed genealogy, gardening, camping, picnicking and sewing.  She made all of her daughters' wedding gowns.  She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  
She is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Delbert; sister, Billie Erickson; seven children, Nancy Jones (Barry), Jeannie Conrad (Elwin), Kathie Loosli, Delbert Loosli (Renette), Vickie Cottrell (Bruce), Laurie Taylor (Bentley Harwood) and Leland Travis Loosli (Huong Dang); 24 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; three sisters; and one granddaughter, Jacquelyn Breezi Jones.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Blackfoot 6th Ward Chapel, 660 Teton Drive.  Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot and for one hour prior to services at the church.  Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Mar. 24, 2015
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