Betty Jean (Ratzlaff) LaCourse Manning, age 89, of Edmond, formerly of Enid, went home to be with the Lord, January 23rd, 2019. Graveside services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev Jim Edmison officiating. Services are under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
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Betty was born February 2, 1929 in Isabella, OK to John B and Agnes (Bekker) Ratzlaff. She grew up in Fairview, OK. She met Brien LaCourse in Enid where he was stationed at Vance AFB. They were married August 11, 1945 in Greenville, MS. After his death in 1988, she married Robert Manning in Medford, OK, October 10, 1990.
While growing up she worked in the family’s creamery in Fairview, OK. She worked for Safeway Grocery in the meat department; worked for Root Real Estate where she eventually received her realtor license. She was a member of the Moose Club in Enid and in her retired years she loved playing Bingo, dominoes and worked jigsaw puzzles.
Survivors include sons: Jim LaCourse of Jenks, OK; Rod LaCourse (Stacey) of Glendora, CA, a daughter, Cindi Posey (Hal) of Edmond, OK; 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Brien LaCourse and Robert Manning; 3 sisters, Tillie Nightengale, Elsie Kahn, and Adeline Koehn; grandson, Scott LaCourse and daughter-in-law, Vondal LaCourse.
Memorial contributions may be made to Fetch Fido a Flight with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds. Condolences may be sent to www.ladusauevans.com.