Bette Sue Roberts

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  • "Bette was a wonderful woman. She was a great mentor to my..."
    - Gail Taylor
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    - Nancy Allin
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August 1, 1927 ~ January 24, 2011

Longtime Ridgefield, WA resident, Bette Sue Roberts, 83, passed away January 24, 2011 at her home. She was born August 1, 1927 in Tillamook, OR to Edward and Vera (Leach) Clark. She was raised in Cathlamet, WA and attended Beauty College in Portland, OR.
On July 14, 1951 Bette married Robert C. Roberts.
She was a member of American Morgan Horse Association, WA Farm Bureau, and National Cosmetology Association.
Bette was a hairdresser and owned her own salon, Aloha Beauty Bungalow, for many years, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed showing her Morgan horses and won many awards. She was also dedicated to her black lab, Bart.
Bette is survived by her sons, Dan Roberts of Tacoma, WA, Craig Roberts of Vancouver, WA and Robert Roberts of Ridgefield, WA; her sisters, Patricia "Peach" Manard and Nancy "Blue" Trott; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 1989; and her brothers, Eldridge, Edward, Donald, Clair and Jack Clark.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at Dowling Chapel in Cathlamet, with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery.
Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 27, 2011
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