Obituary: Beth Anna “Betty” Lorz
Betty Lorz, 83, passed away Feb. 22, 2012, at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, following a sudden illness.
She was born March 6, 1928, in Cawker City, Kans., to parents Clifford and Violet Noon. She attended school in Cawker City. In 1946, she graduated in Chicago, Ill. In 1963, Betty moved to the Oroville area.
She worked doing many things, but her biggest passions were selling Avon and tending to her tomato plants. Betty had a warm heart, gentle smile and a loving soul. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Betty is survived by her children, Terry (Bobbie) Calico of Wenatchee, Brad (Laura) Calico of Oroville, Shelly (Keith Demonte) Lorz of Oroville and Karen Frisbee of New York; two sisters, Veda (Dee) Poier of Pateros and Rose (Dale) Young of Chelan; eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by two sons, Dan Calico and Greg Lorz, her parents, Clifford and Violet Noon; and one brother, Carl Noon
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 10, 2012, at United Methodist Church, 908 Fir St., Oroville, Wash., with Pastor Karen Davison officiating. A luncheon will follow the service.
Please share your thoughts and memories by signing Betty’s online guestbook at www.berghfuneralservice.com.