Betty Elaine (Holm) Urban (1928 - 2019)

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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
Funeral service
Sunday, Jul. 28, 2019
10:00 AM
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684
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June 21, 1928 ˜ July 21, 2019

Betty Elaine (Holm) Urban, 91, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on July 21, 2019. She was the widow of Walter M. Urban, Jr., with whom she shared 48 years of marriage. Born in Portland, OR, Betty was the daughter of Minnie and Alfred Holm. She graduated from the Girls Polytechnic High School and worked as an assistant buyer for Fred Meyer until her marriage in 1949.
Betty was a member of New Heights Church. She enjoyed sewing, volunteering at a local hospital, and travellng.
In retirement, she and Walter especially enjoyed taking their motor home to Arizona every winter and often travelled with two of Walter’s brothers and their wives. Another favorite destination was Fort Stevens with their grandchildren.
Betty is survived by daughters, Faye Girardi (Don) and Gayle Girardi (Karl); daughter-in-law, Jane; seven grandchildren, Jessica, Robert, Daniel, Faye Anne, Luke, Todd, and Ehren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Jr.; and son, Walter III.
The funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 1101 N.E. 112 Avenue, Vancouver, WA.
Many thanks to Tiffany’s Loving Care and Legacy Salmon Creek for taking such good care of our mother.
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Published in The Columbian on July 25, 2019
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