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Betty Nash, a longtime resident of Riverside, CA, died on April 29, 2017 in Seattle, WA. Born in Remsen, Iowa, one of 6 children, she was pre- deceased by her sister Margaret, and brother Paul. She is survived by her sisters Mary, Clarice and Lois and her son Joseph Ewalt, 2 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
During WWII, she worked at the Naval Annex, Washington DC. In 1944 Betty moved to San Diego and worked as a secretary at Rohr Corp. She moved to Riverside in 1957 where she resided until moving to Seattle in 2014. Her first husband, Hall Ewalt died at home in Riverside in 1973. Betty had a career at Hunter Engineering Corp from 1963 to 1989 and retired as Corporate Secretary. While working at Hunter she met the second love of her life, Terry Nash. They were married in 1988. Terry died at home in 2007.
Betty loved gardening and had a beautiful Koi pond and garden in her backyard. She loved the game of golf which she played until she was 92. She was a poker player, who usually won, and an avid bridge partner. She was a long-time member and officer of the Riverside Exchange Club, and the Red Hat Society.
A funeral mass will be held in Seattle on May 9th. A second service will be held in Los Angeles before interment in Riverside.
Published in Press-Enterprise from May 6 to May 8, 2017
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