Betty was born in Ortonville, Minnesota to Lloyd and Mabel Salverson.
While visiting a cousin and his wife, she met Julian M. Jacobson, a brother to the wife. They were married on February 14, 1949.They had twins David and Lucinda (Cindy) in 1949.She spent time in Nebraska and Iowa while Julian worked construction jobs. They moved to Albany, Oregon, in 1956.
She went to work for Jenks Hatchery, Tangent, Oregon, in 1957. She worked her way up to supervisor and was there 31 years. She was an extremely hard worker and a great homemaker. She specialized in baking bread and cinnamon rolls. She loved making homemade candy for the holidays. She made two pair of pajamas for each grandchild for Christmas for many years. After she retired, she sewed 1200-1500 dog jackets and hats for David and Barbara’s Carnaval booth.
Her family and friends were her focus in life. She loved spending time visiting with them. She especially loved Christmas time and summer picnics. She went to Clearwater, Florida every year in January and came home in April for 26 years. That gave her friends from all around the east coast. She cherished her friendships and her time there.
She passed away on July 19, 2021 with daughter, grand kids, and great grandkids by her side. She was preceded in death by her husband Julian in 2001; son David (Barbara) in 2009; and three brothers Virgil Salverson, Milford Salverson and Earl Falk.
She is survived by daughter Lucinda (Cindy) Stucky and husband Kneil; eight grandchildren: Jonathan Smith (Kim), Richard Smith (Kari), Jamie Hagel, Bryce Jacobson, Janelle Saathoff (Tim) Kristine Stucky (Walter), Mark Stucky, and John Stucky. She had 9 great grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She loved having the 5 generation family pictures taken. She is also survived by two sisters, Shirley Lovell of Albany, OR and Ilah Beyer of Minneapolis, MN.
A memorial celebration will be from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, August 1 at Brownsville Oregon American Legion Post 184 at 339 Main Street.
AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home is handling the arrangements (www.aasum-dufour.com)
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