January 24, 2022

Betty Lue Day Hale

Betty Lue Day Hale, age 89, passed away November 19, 2016, in Ulysses, Kansas. She was born August 30, 1927, in Ephraim, Utah, the daughter of Luetta Peterson Day and Cecil Day. Betty grew up in Utah and obtained her schooling in Utah.

Betty and Ronald H. Hale were married in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on October 11, 1948, and later sealed in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on June 19, 1950. Betty and Ron had four children; Roberta Hale, Ronald LaMar Hale, Shirleen Hale Allen, and Douglas LaVell Hale.

Betty was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She served in many church callings throughout her life. She especially loved serving as a temple worker for many years with her husband Ron, and for many years after his death. Betty and Ron lived many places through their life because of being in the Air Force. After retirement, they settled in Elizabeth, Colorado. Betty worked as an assistant librarian at Elizabeth High School for many years. Betty moved to Johnson, Kansas in 2010 to be closer to grandchildren and family.  

Survivors include three children; Ronald LaMar Hale (and wife Cheryl) of Johnson, Kansas, Shirleen Hale Allen (and husband, John) of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Douglas LaVell Hale (and wife, Jolene) of Orem, Utah. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald H. Hale; daughter, Roberta Hale; and brother, Hal Day.

Graveside service will be held at 10:30 AM (MST) on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at the Elizabeth Cemetery in Elizabeth, Colorado. The family request memorial contributions be given to the LDS Humanitarian Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.