Elizabeth "Betty" Lou Subcleff 1923-2020
Last updated 11/12/2020 at 2:49pm
Elizabeth "Betty" Lou Subcleff, age 96, passed peacefully on Oct. 22, 2020, in Edmonds, Washington. Betty is preceded in death by her husband of 75 years, Andrew, who passed on July 4, 2020.
Betty was born on Nov. 8, 1923, in Whiteside County, Illinois, to Harry and Grace (Dornbush) Husmann. She grew up on the family farm located on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, along with her older sister Dorothy and younger brother John. She graduated from Erie High School in 1941. The critical shortage of nurses during WW II inspired Betty to join the United States Nursing Corps training p...