Obituary Betty Blanche (Wilson) Breeding

Betty Blanche (Wilson) Breeding passed away on May 16th, 2024 in Boise, Idaho. A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2024 at the Lexington Cemetery at Lexington, Oregon.

Betty Blanche Wilson was born in Monument, OR on May 22nd 1939 to father, Perry Wilson and mother, Lydia (Cox) Wilson. Betty was the 6th child out of 8. She lived mostly in Hardman and Monument in her younger years. After her dad Perry passed away in a car accident near Spray, Oregon in 1957 they moved to Heppner.

She married Max Breeding on February 25th 1959 in Heppner, Oregon. The couple moved to Portland, Oregon in 1960, and then moved to Gresham, Oregon in 1964 where they raised their 3 children. Son, Donald Maxwell Breeding was born in 1964, son Dale Cecil Breeding was born in 1965 and daughter, Janet Renee (Breeding) Myers was born in 1969. Later they cared for their 2 oldest grandchildren Jennifer Renee Breeding and Christopher Dale Breeding because their son Dale was Active in the Navy. They were happily married for 65 years.

Betty worked different jobs throughout her life. She worked at a nursing home. When her children were in school, she ran her own daycare at her home in Gresham, Oregon for many years. Later she worked in the cafeteria of the school where her children and grandchildren went.

After Max retired, they moved to Monument, Oregon in 2004. Betty started working for a while helping keep the cooking area clean for the hunters and farmers. Betty loved Bingo night at the senior center in Monument and Spray. She loved dancing and loved going to see the Old Time Fiddlers.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents Perry and Lydia (Cox) Wilson. Her sisters Grace and Lolah, brothers John, Tom, Billy, and Ronald.

She is survived by her lovingly devoted husband, Max, three children, sons Donald, Dale,(wife) Tiffany and their children Jennifer, Christopher, Savannah, and Sierra, and daughter Janet, (husband) Steve, and their children Alliesha, Sarah, Trevor. Great grandchildren Ryan, Brailyn, Renee, Felicity, Mary, Henry, Nova, Lyla and Karson, also her brother Floyd Wilson.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Monument Senior Center,269 Main St., Monument, OR 97864.

Sweeney Mortuary is in care of arrangements. You may sign the online condolence book at


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