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Betty Lee Ganong

April 19, 1924 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Betty Ganong Obituary

Betty Ganong

1924 -2023

Betty Lee Merrill Ganong, born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, on April 19, 1924, to Mildred Polly Fessenden Merrill and Charles Guy Merrill, passed away in Klamath Falls on December 22, 2023.

Betty was predeceased by her husband William Ganong Jr.; son Guy Abernethy Ganong; great-granddaughter Finley Darlene Taylor; sisters Mildred Jeanne Auberry and Ruth Ellen O’Connor and their husbands Thomas Auberry and Edmund “Barry” O’Connor; brothers Lyle Merrill and James Merrill; sister-in-law Paula Ganong Chase and husband Harold Chase ; and brother-in-law Frank Falkner Ganong.

Betty is survived by daughter Polly Elizabeth Ganong Strahan and wife Judith Izzo; son William Merrill Ganong and wife Marie Ganong; grandchildren Anne Marie Ganong-Taylor and husband Chad Taylor, and grandson Nathan William Ganong and husband Dustin Bankston; great-grandchildren Halina-Lee Marie Ganong and William Michael Taylor; niece Patricia Ann Merrill who Betty and Bill raised during her formative years; sister-in-law Theresa Groger Ganong; and twelve nieces and nephews who were particularly special in her life.

In addition to her family, Betty’s life was enriched by her relationships with her church families, her PEO sisters, and her many friends.

Betty’s never wavering commitment to her all-accepting, all-forgiving God, guided her actions and words throughout her life.

Her memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Saturday January 13, 2024, at Klamath Lutheran Church, 1175 Cresent Avenue, Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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Memorial Service
January 13, 2024

2:00 PM
Klamath Lutheran Church
1175 Crescent Avenue
Klamath Falls, OR 97601


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