Missoula – Betty Lee Hanel, 96
Our loving mother has died March 2, 2021 of natural causes at the Auberge Assisted Living. She was born October 14, 1924 in Denver, Colorado.
She married George (Dutch) Hanel in San Diego, California in 1942 on board the USS McCowan before Dad was deployed in WWII. She worked as a secretary until returning to Colorado to raise a family of 3.
She is survived by her daughters, Georgia Haile of Westminster, CO and Janelle (Darrell) Arnold of Missoula, MT, 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 8 great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband George (Dutch) Hanel, son Kenneth Hanel and son in-law Darrell.
She will be missed by all who loved her. No service will be held upon her request. Any contributions in Betty’s memory can be made to a charity of their choice