Betty was born in Prosser, Wash., on October 16, 1930. She married John A. Frakes Sr. on August 1, 1947. They had seven children.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; one brother and her husband. She is survived by; a brother Jack Benson, Kent, Ore.; sister Nadiene Kenworthy, W. Va. and seven children; Terry and Deno Frakes, King City Ore.; Larry and Barbara Frakes, The Dalles, Ore.; Marsha and Roger Pearce, Roosevelt, Wash.; Jack Jr. and Valerie Frakes, Dufur, Ore.; Connie Frakes, Dufur, Ore., Ron Frakes, Everett, Wash.; Chris and Jeanie Frakes, Richland, Iowa. She had 28 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services were held. A celebration of life will be held later in the summer.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Dufur Volunteer Fire and Ambulance.
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