Betty Jane Bangert

Betty Jane Bangert passed away on May 6, after a long illness. She was born on Jan. 27, 1921 to Bart J. and Ester Boswell, long time residents of Queen Anne. Ms. Bangert attended grade school and high school on Queen Anne and the University of Washington where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. In 1943, she married Richard E. Bangert, a second lieutenant in the Air Force. They lived in Great Falls, Mont. and Nashville, Tenn. Before he was transferred to China, Burma and India. She was a Magnolia resident for 60 years.
Ms. Bangert loved to play bridge and enjoyed her Theta group and Magnolia friends. She looked forward to spending extended time at their home on Orcas Island. She was also an inactive member of the Sunset Club.
Ms. Bangert is survived by her husband of 67 years, her son, Richard E. Bangert II, daughter-in-law Dawn and grandchildren Richard III, Bart and Bonnie.
At Ms. Bangert's request, only a private celebration of her life was held at home. Remembrances may be made to the Virginia Mason Foundation, P.O. Box 98111-1930 DI-MF, Seattle, Wa. 98111 or Alpha Theta Foundation, 8740 Founders Road, Indianapolis, Ind., 46268[[In-content Ad]]