September 5, 1930-
October 2, 2019
Betty passed away on October 2, 2019, at the age of 89. She was born on September 5, 1930, in Wenatchee, Wash., to George and Lucille Hess.
She was raised in Peshastin and Leavenworth, Wash., into her teen years but moved to Bremerton where she graduated with honors from Bremerton High School.
Betty married Samuel Rubin and they enjoyed over 71 years of marriage together. Throughout her life, she was active in garden clubs and was also a very knowledgeable Master Gardener, and worked for Molbak's Garden Center for several years.
Betty also worked as a bookkeeper for Sam's air conditioning company.
In the course of their years together, Betty and Sam lived in Ridgecrest (now part of Shoreline), on the Sammamish Plateau where they had a 5-acre farm, and in East Woodinville during their retirement years.
As she raised her family she was active with Scouting, PTA, and her church where she sang in the choir.
Betty enjoyed camping, hiking, and fishing with her family and friends. In later years she traveled with her husband in a motor home to a good many of the states and provinces and especially liked camping in the desert near Yuma, Ariz.
Betty is survived by her husband Sam, her sons Larry Rubin and Wayne Rubin and her daughter Gale Pelan, eight grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct 26, at 2 p.m. at Sunset Hills Chapel, 1215 145th. PL SE. Bellevue.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Diabetes Association.