Betty Jean Zandbergen, 72, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Langley Memorial hospital surrounded by her family. She awoke June 25 in the presence of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Betty was born in 1937 in Halstead, Kansas to Phyllis and Michael Meyer. She married the love of her life, Jan Zandbergen in 1961 in Edmonton, Alberta. She was a fantastic, loving wife and mother who shared her spark and love of life with all she came in contact with. Betty loved Jesus more than anything and her life was a constant testimony of her deep rooted faith. She is survived by Jan, her husband of 50 years and her four children, Ron (Anita), Tim (Noriko), Renee (Dan) and Melody (Scott) and 6 grandchildren. Betty wore many names during her life. These included wife, mother, honey, nana, dorm mom, teacher, friend, mentor, sister, aunt……. She lived a full life and will be greatly missed by all.
A Celebration of her life will be held Sunday, August 14, 2011 at Southgate Church, Langley, BC. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Betty’s name to the Langley Food Bank where she faithfully served for over 10 years.