Betty Mae Legarra

May 26, 1932 — April 29, 2022

Betty Mae Legarra

Betty  Mae Legarra, age 89, died at South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer, WY on April 29, 2022.

 

Betty was born on May 26, 1932 in Kemmerer, Wyoming, the daughter of Neil H and Elsie Elizabeth (Krebs) Hacklin.

Betty attended school in LaBarge, WY and graduated from Big Piney High School.  She attended Business College in Denver, Colorado.  She was employed with Western Union offices in Kemmerer. Betty also was employed at The Kemmerer Gazette Newspaper offices for twenty years.  She also worked at Wilson Jr. High for seventeen years.

 

She married Stanley William Legarra on April 28, 1952 in Evanston, Wyoming.

 

She is survived by her children, two sons, Ritchie (Jan) Legarra, Kerry (Pam) Legarra, and a daughter, Kim (Mike) Carson.  Betty is survived by seven grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren, as well as two brothers, Dennis Hacklin and Ronnie Hacklin.

 

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, Neil and Elsie Hacklin, her husband, Chub, and Chubs parents Bertha and Bill Legarra, a brother, Donald, a son, Terry, and a sister, Bervadon Mitchell.

 

A gathering was held by the family privately, and cremation has taken place under the care of Ball Family Chapel, Kemmerer, WY.

 

Memorial donations in Betty’s name would be appreciated by the family to Paws and Claws Animal Rescue C/O: Paws and Claws PO Box 531, Diamondville, WY 83116.

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