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Betty Linderman

April 30, 1932 - May 18, 2012


Betty was born in Lethbridge, Alberta on the 30th of April 1932.
Shortly after celebrating her 80th Birthday, and a valiant, courageous 37 year battle with cancer passed away on May 18th, 2012.
She was a true stoic warrior.
Betty was a one of a kind wife and mother, a graduate of the Lethbridge Business College, an extraordinary gymnast and tap dancer.
She exchanged wedding vows with the love of her life Matthew Linderman in 1952 and they would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in June.

With her passing she leaves behind her beloved husband Matthew, son Brian (Bonnie), her daughter Tracy (Brian), daughter Cathy (Stan), and son Troy (Carmen), Tracy”s sons Nelson (Yaovaluck) & Jordyn, Cathy”s children Cayley, Cole, Alix, Riley, Kane, Kass, Brant & Jace. Troy”s children Jesse and Lane, her cherished sister Shirley (Pat), many nieces and nephews, and numerous close friends.

Betty was an avid fan of Nascar Racing and Professional Bull Riding , loved to be busy and her greatest hobby and interest was her family and friends with which she enjoyed many picnics and get-togethers.

Betty and Matt travelled to U.S.A. locations for vacation to cheer on their favorite race car drivers in Florida and the bull riders in Las Vegas.
One of her memorable vacations was with her sister Shirley and her mother Effie to Nashville where they visited Grand Ole Opry and Graceland.

Betty was a very hard working homemaker and family business owner. With her husband Matt, they owned and operated Lindy”s Sales & Service and later the Blairmore Motel. She was also a salesperson, a restaurant manager and most importantly wife, mother and grandmother. In 2002, Betty & Matt left friends in the Crowsnest Pass to relocate to Oliver B.C. where she met and made many more friends & neighbors. She was a true friend and loved by all who met her.

Betty was involved in the Coleman Pipe Band, Crowsnest Pass Figure Skating Club, Curling Clubs in Bellevue, Alta., Coleman, Alta. & Oliver, B.C., OORP in Blairmore, Alta. & was awarded a trophy with the Lundbreck Speedway in Alberta as Car 66 Pit Crew Uniform Specialist.

Betty was predeceased by her father Harry McCartney, her brother Ron McCartney and her mother Effie McCartney.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday May 26, 2012 at the Christ the King Catholic Church lower hall.

Donations gratefully accepted for the Canadian Cancer Society in honor of Betty Linderman, condolences may be
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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Betty-Jo Hetherington
Relation: friend

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. It was through Terry and Karen Bryan that we came to know your mom and dad. Betty was such a wonderful woman and truly touched many lives. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Betty-Jo Hetheringtron

From: bev and willie hayes
Relation: cousin

Dear Matt and Family: our prayes and thoughts are with you all at this time..Betty is one of heavens special angels now as she was here on earth and no longer suffering with pain…her beautiful smile will forever be with us all…she is now reunited with her other family in heaven…sorry we couldn’t make it there to personally say goodbye to Betty but you are all in our hearts today as u send Betty to rest in peace,,,,,,God Bless

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
May 26, 2012
Beginning at 11:00am

Christ the King Catholic Church lower hall
35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday May 26, 2012 at the Christ the King Catholic Church lower hall.

35060 - 107th Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
the Canadian Cancer Society in honor of Betty Linderman
PO Box 1872
Oliver, BC
V0H 1T0

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