Barbara 'Betty' Margaretta Alexander, 92

| September 10, 2020 9:08 AM

Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Barbara “Betty” Margaretta Alexander, 92, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away Sept. 7, 2020, at Mountain Valley of Cascadia in Kellogg. She was born May 11, 1928, in Amberg, Germany.

Betty married Raymond Alexander in May 1948 in Germany. They moved to Atlanta, Idaho, in September 1948. Betty and Raymond later moved to the Silver Valley in 1950.

Betty had first worked at a pistol factory in Germany during the war. After moving to the Silver Valley, she worked at the Ben Franklin store in Kellogg from 1953-1968. Betty had lastly served as a bartender for the Big Creek store, until its closure.

Betty loved and enjoyed knitting, embroidery, mushroom picking and above all, she so loved her grandchildren.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Rosie Edwards of Elizabeth Park-Kellogg; one grandson, Geoff (Karen) Lyons of Bellevue, Wash.; three great-grandchildren, Theresa Waller, Holdyn Williams and Keegan Lyons; one brother, Joseph (Elfriede) Bauer of Amberg. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, and several nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; her husband, Raymond Alexander; three grandchildren and her son-in-law, Rich Edwards.

Inurnment will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Kellogg.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601; or to the Mountain Valley of Cascadia, 601 W. Cameron Ave., Kellogg, ID 83837.

Shoshone Funeral Services & Crematory, Kellogg, is entrusted with services. You may share your memories of Betty and sign her guest book at