|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1928|
Otter Tail County
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2011|
Betty (Shores) Liukkonen 85 passed away Friday, December 23, 2011 from a heart attack near her home in Federal Way.WA.
Betty (Shores) Liukkonen was born in Pelican Rapids, MN October 3, 1928 to Ina Davis Shores and Wilbur Shores.
She was a successful, career woman, an extraordinary, beloved mother, grandmother and a life-long friend to countless people across the country. Betty grew up on the family farm near Cormorant and was a member of Scambler Union Congregational (UCC) Church. She was involved in church leadership in Federal Way, WA, volunteered with various charities, was passionate about her wellness business and was active in politics as well as being a homemaker dedicated to Ken, her family and friends.
She is survived by the love of her life, Ken Liukkonen, daughter, Laurel (Wendell) Ankeny, Port Townsend, WA, sons Blake (Joanna) and Brett (Heather) Liukkonen, Federal Way, WA, step-daughters, Kathy Sarff (Jim), Zim, MN, Kay (Bob) Trevena, Savage, MN, step-son Kevin (Jamie) Liukkonen, Apple Valley, MN, sister-in-law, Mary Ann Shores, Fergus Falls, MN and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by son, Barry, as well her parents, brothers Arnold, Erwin, Vernon and sister, Lois Isaacson.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 7, 3:00 p.m. at Sunrise United Methodist Church, 150 S. 356th St., Federal Way, WA. Donations may be made to Sunrise UMC or My Sister's Pantry of Tacoma, WA. An online guest book page is being established in her name.
Wilbur Shores (1884 - 1972)
Ina Adella Shores (1893 - 1959)
Arnold E Shores (1912 - 2009)*
Lois Arnis Shores Isaacson (1913 - 1996)*
Erwin Wilbur Shores (1914 - 1977)*
Vernon Frank Shores (1916 - 1995)*
Betty Shores Liukkonen (1928 - 2011)
Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Jan 08, 2014
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