Betty Applegate

Betty P. Applegate

November 10, 1921 – April 26, 2015

Betty Applegate was born in Whitestone, New York.

She attended and graduated from Flushing High School.

She worked for American Airlines while pursuing a modeling career with the prestigious Ilene Ford Agency. She was one of the original Coca Cola girls.

?She swam in the famous Billy Rose Aqua Show at the World’s Fair.

She married Navy Commander Charles Applegate on January 11, 1943. They moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1958.

Betty was extensively involved in holding fashion shows and modeling for 20 years in the Portland area. She and husband Chuck retired to Sequim, Washington in 1980 where they purchased 100 acres and built the Rocking A Ranch.

She volunteered and worked at the Visitor’s Information Center in Sequim.

Betty became an avid outdoor hiker, joining the ?Klahane Hiking club and becoming president. She trekked in the Olympic Mountains, the Alps and many other destinations.

She was an incredible lady with a beautiful, loving spirit, soul and heart. She will be dearly missed by family and others who’s lives she touched.

Mom- We will love you and miss you and carry you in our hearts forever.

Memorial services will be held at the Sequim Community Church, 950 N. 5th Ave., Sequim, WA on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. with reception following.