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Elizabeth A. (Betty) Sawtelle

November 12, 1927 February 5, 2011
Elizabeth A. (Betty) Sawtelle
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Elizabeth A. (Betty) Sawtelle passed away at the age of 83 on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011. Betty was born and raised in southern California where she met and married Walter A. Sawtelle in 1946. They relocated to Elmira, CA in 1947 where they resided until moving to Vacaville, CA in 1961. Betty owned and operated PayLess Cleaners on Merchant Street in Vacaville for many years. She and Walter retired in 1980 and moved to Lake County to fish. After Walters death in 1989 she became active in the Lakeport Senior Center. She received numerous accolades for the dedicated services she provided over the years. She was active in the Konocti Bay Estates water board where she most recently served as chairperson.Betty is survived by her son, Walter (Butch) Sawtelle; daughter, Mary Waster; nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.A viewing will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 5-8 p.m. at McCune Garden Chapel 212 Main St., Vacaville with a graveside service on Friday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. at Kelsyville Cemetery 3375 Bell Hill Rd., Kelseyville. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Vacaville and/or Lakeport Senior Centers.

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