|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1919|
|Death: ||Nov. 10, 2010|
Bettie Hashimoto, 91, passed away Nov. 10 at the Laramie Care Center in Laramie.
She was born April 9, 1919, to Kasu and Jusaku Kadota, and lived in California until World War II when she relocated and worked as a nurse at the Heart Mountain Internment Camp in Wyoming. She later met and married her beloved Harry Hideo Hashimoto. They shared a deep devotion to each other for 62 years of marriage.
They raised their family in Cheyenne and later moved to Laramie where Harry worked for the University of Wyoming. Although Bettie had worked at the Social Security Office and in the school system, she really preferred being a mother and a homemaker.
Bette's passion was cooking, and she had a special knack for tasting ingredients in a meal at a restaurant and then returning home to duplicate the dish. She enjoyed her many travels with Dad and her dog, Little Boy, to the events for the Shriners, Masons and Food Service Directors, and to destinations with the Heritage Club where she thoroughly loved new foods and places. Her recipe file became a library and the recipes which she shared with others will continue her presence among us.
She was always there for us and to help others...to tell us that we should always do our best in whatever we did and that we should treat everyone with respect... to give us a disappointed look instead of a spanking when we were naughty... to smile with pride whether our achievements were small or large...and to whisper in our ears with words that would stop our tears.
She loved tennis, fishing, golfing, playing the Japanese game Hana and dropping an occasional nickel in a slot machine. No matter what she did, she did it with joy. Those memories and her love will be forever cherished in our hearts, but we will still miss her.
Bettie is survived by her son, Lloyd Hashimoto of Laramie; daughter, Sharon Landin of Boise, Idaho; and sister, Kim Nakawaki of California.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry Hashimoto; brothers, Nori and Shig Kadota; and sister, Tomi Fujii.
The memorial for Bettie was observed by the immediate family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to either the Shriners' Children's Hospital or a charity of choice. Cremation has taken place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Harry Hideo Hashimoto (1915 - ____)
Cheyenne Memorial Gardens
Created by: Dr Andree S
Record added: Nov 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62019530