Betty Alt, age 85 passed away peacefully on August 7th, 2013 She was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa She is one of 11 children. She graduated from Garner High in 1945 and married George Alt in 1952. The family moved from Iowa to Arizona in 1964 for her health. She is survived by her three daughters, Donna Mellema, of Kihei, Hawaii , Husband Rodger, Shirley Spadafino of Mesa Az , Husband Joseph, her Daughter Patty Sickles of Wickenburg Az , Husband Everett. She has 4 Grandchildren Angela, Joseph, Daniel (PASSED) and Matthew. She is also survived by her sisters Mary Schmidt of Toledo Ohio, Annie Hayes of Garner Iowa, and brothers Peter Schmidt of San Diego Ca. and George Schmidt of Garner, Iowa, She had many nieces and nephews . She is preceded in death by her brothers Adam, Eddie, Joe and Johnny, her sister s Katy and Barb. Betty loved to bake cookies, cup cakes and her famous angel food cakes. She was a member of the Lady Sodality group at MT Carmel for several years. We also want to thank Rita Kirby who brought her Holy Communion every week. Our Mother was very devoted to her faith. She loved her family with all her heart and we will all miss her. Everyone who ever met her loved her smile, her laugh and the joy she gave them. We know we will see her again someday. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:00am at Our Lady Of Mt Carmel Catholic Church, 2121 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ 85282. Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Mesa, AZ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Banner Gardens Hospice in Betty's name, 7231 E. Broadway Rd Mesa, AZ 85208 and as our Mother would always say "keep smiling". We love you Mom, forever in our hearts.