Betty Jane Beltran, beloved mother and friend, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2023, in San Diego, CA. She was born on December 30, 1938, in Illinois to her loving parents. Betty's life was a testament to love, family, and a zest for competition that brought her great joy.
Known for her warm hospitality and love for family gatherings, Betty had a special talent for hosting BBQs that brought everyone together. These gatherings were filled with laughter, delicious food, and the cherished moments that she held dear. She took great pleasure in creating these memories for her loved ones and treasured the time spent with each of them.
Beyond her role as an extraordinary hostess, Betty was a fierce competitor in the world of bowling. Known for her skill and determination, she couldn't resist the thrill of entering tournaments – a challenge she embraced with enthusiasm. Her dedication paid off as she emerged victorious in many competitions throughout her bowling career. Betty's achievements were not only a testament to her talent but also a reflection of the passion she poured into every game.
Betty's vibrant personality extended beyond family gatherings and bowling lanes. She had an endearing affection for all things related to Betty Boop and proudly embraced her nickname "Boop." Her collection of Betty Boop memorabilia showcased her fun-loving spirit and served as a reminder of the joy she found in even the smallest pleasures in life.
Above all else, Betty will be remembered for the deep love she had for her family. She cherished every moment spent with them and relished any opportunity to bring them all together. Whether it was sharing stories around the dinner table or creating new memories during family outings – these precious moments were what mattered most to Betty.
Betty is survived by her loving children: daughter Debbie Arce, sons: Dave Arce, Jim and John Tatum, grandchildren: Hollee, David, Kalani, Trevor, Derek, Jamie, Marina and Rylee, great-grandchildren: Mako, Mica and Hudson. Each one of them carries a piece of her spirit and will continue to honor her legacy.
It is with both sorrow and gratitude that we celebrate the life of Betty Jane Beltran. She touched the lives of those around her with her warmth, devotion, and unwavering love. As we say goodbye to our beloved Boop, let us remember the joyful memories she created and carry them in our hearts forever.
May she rest in eternal peace.