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Betty Lou TolerJanuary 12, 1932 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 85)
Betty Toler (85) passed away in Palmdale, California on July 16th 2017. She was born in Stanley Kansas on January 12th 1932.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Russell Edward Dean and Helen Viar Becker also her baby brother Roy Edward who died of polio at the age of four. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years Barry Toler, her only son Jeffrey Dean Toler, granddaughter Katrina Urdiales ( Castro) grandson Jeremy Toler, son-in-law Christopher Castro and her great grandson Joseph Christopher Castro (AKA) JC Her sisters Wilma Winski of Mound City, Kansas, Norma and George Squize of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Shirley and Vic Brightgwell of Independence Missouri. She has many nieces,
nephews and friends who love her and will miss her more than words
can express. Betty and Barry were class mates at Argentine High School in Kansas City, Kansas. They graduated class of 1950.
Betty went to work for Skelly oil company in Kansas City Missouri.
Barry was drafted into the US Army on November 3rd, 1952 and was deployed to Korea. After his discharge Betty continued to work putting Barry through college at Kansas University, after graduating Barry accepted employment with Los Angeles County they moved to Palmdale California in 1959 and have been Residence of antelope Valley for 58 years.
Not one to be an Idel Betty went to work for Bank of America in 1963. During her 24 years she held many banking positions from teller, to site manager at various bank locations. she then retired in 1963. She went to work for Kelly Girls at the Boeing plant on East Avenue M. She was offered a job as Secretary to the site manager. She accepted the job and retired after 3 years of service. She was very proud of her duties relating to the development and production of the B2 bommer. Outside of her traditional role of homemaker, Betty was an active worker in charitable and community organizations.
She served two terms as vice president of the Palmdale Jr womans Club and was President in 1966. She also became a member of the Palmdale woman's Club for her other community involvement, you can refer to the 1966 publication of The outstanding young women of America page 408.
Betty's Treasures in life were the love she had for her family and friends. Rest in peace Betty, you have earned your place in heaven. We Love You.