Elizabeth "Betty" Adkins died on July 2, 2011 in Gresham, Oregon at the age of 87. Betty was born on August 26, 1923 in Golden Valley, North Dakota to Simon and Magdaline (Stern) Sasse.
Betty married Chuck Adkins on September 30, 1941 in Vancouver, WA. Mr. Adkins died on July 12, 1996.
Betty was a long time Gresham, Oregon resident. Hobbies included gardening. cooking, canning jams and jellies, fruit and making pies. She loved watching Nascar Racing, especially Dale Earnhardt Jr.
No services will be held. Private inurnment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Donations may be given to breast cancer research.
Survivors include her two daughters, Jane Davis, of Tillamook, OR, and Judy Adkins, of Gresham, OR., brother Simon "Butch" Sasse, of Birkenfeld, OR., three grandchildren, Laurie Addleman, Jeff Kidd and Mandy Smith, four great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.