Betty Jean Murasky, 85, of La Grande, passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Grande Ronde Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00pm.
Betty was born on October 27, 1933 in Baker City, Oregon to Vitangelo and Luna (Hall) Colonna. She resided in Baker, City, OR; Portland, OR; Bend, OR San Diego, CA and La Grande, OR. She graduated from Baker High School in 1951. She later attended Providence Hospital Nursing School 1954. She married Dale Lund in 1959 and they divorced in 1969. She then married Francis F. Murasky in 1970.
Betty was employed with St. Charles Hospital in Bend, OR 1954-1959, Mercy Hospital in San Diego 1959-1963, Smith Hanna Medical Group 1968-1989 and St. Augustine High School, San Diego 1989-2004. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family and reading. She also was a long-time season ticket holder for the San Diego Chargers.
Betty is survived by her son, Larry Murasky (Lynnette) of La Grande, OR and step-daughter, Virginia (Murasky) Goodson of El Cajon, CA; 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Vitangelo and Luna and husband, Francis F. Murasky.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lovelandfuneralchapel.com.