Betty L. Friedl

9/5/1933 - 5/2/2021
Bellingham, WA

Betty L. Friedl

9/5/1933 - 5/2/2021
Bellingham, WA

Obituary

Betty Friedl was born in Port Townsend, WA to Robert and Mildred (Enfield) Flynn on September 5, 1933 and passed away in Bellingham, WA on May 2, 2021.

After graduation from Port Townsend High School she and Glen Friedl were married in Yuma, AZ on June 20, 1953. She worked as a bank bookkeeper then alongside her husband in the insurance business in Bellingham. After having five children, she became a homemaker. Betty had a feisty attitude and a wonderful sense of humor. She loved dancing, singing, playing games, exercising at the Bellingham Athletic Club, and lunching with friends. Family was very important to Betty. She enjoyed all time spent with loved ones, celebrating birthdays and traveling to see daughter, Kim, in Colorado. A lover of travel, Betty and Glen toured throughout Europe, enjoying time in Italy and Croatia. They also spent 50+ years as experienced boaters. A treasured memory is dancing at Maragoni Ballroom on Lake Pier in Oceanside, CA. Her family will miss her strong will and witty sense of humor.

She is predeceased by her parents; brother, Billy Flynn; and sister, Patsy Zajac.

Survivors include her husband, Glen Friedl; children, Mark Friedl, Jeff Friedl, Sandy Sears, Gary Friedl, and Kim Zapf; sister, Teri Flynn; brother-in-law, Doug Friedl; seven grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

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6 responses to Betty L. Friedl

  1. Shea Rupke says:

    My love and condolences to all. Betty was such a special friend to our Mom. I loved her from the first time I met her as a small child. Her jokes were so funny, just to watch her tell them was a laugh. And her OMG room, the first time in their home, Betty opened up a door and proudly stated “this is the Oh my God room””because when you open the door you say Oh my God” I know she and all of her other good friends are up there bowling a game right now.

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