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Beth Hanson Alberts
August 20, 1920 ~ January 5, 2019
Beth Hanson Alberts, 98, passed away on January 5, 2019 in Freeport IL.
She was born August 20 1920 in Malad, Idaho, a daughter of Leo Rees and Marie Elizabeth Hanson.
She was engaged to Raymond Leo Alberts on December 4, 1941. They vowed they would be married June 4th (6 months later). War was declared Dec. 7th. People tried to persuade them to wait until after the war to get married, but true to their promise they married on June 4th in the Salt Lake City Temple.
Beth moved to Ogden in 1931, graduated from Ogden High School, and attended Weber State University. She worked at many Naval Air Stations while following her husband who was in the Navy. After returning to Ogden she was employed by Weber State University retiring after 27 years as Director of Graduation and Records.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as Relief Society Counselor, Sunday School and Primary Teacher and many other positions.
Beth loved to dance and even taught a few classes. She took many classes in oil painting and loved to do landscapes and floral.
Ray and Beth traveled extensively. Some of their favorite countries included France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Morocco, Denmark, Holland, Mexico, and Hawaii.
She was chairperson for the 1998 Ogden High School reunion and was on the committee for the 99 and 2000 reunions.
Beth’s family was the highlight of her life. Surviving are two sons, Raymond L. Jr, wife Linda of Freeport IL and L. Scott, wife Wendy of Mukilteo WA; three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, two great grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, three brothers and one grandchild.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’ Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Ogden City Cemetery.