Betty Lou Frost, 80 years of age and a longtime resident of Hoquiam, Washington, died on Dec. 15, 2019, at her home in Hoquiam. She was born on Jan. 7, 1939, in Minot, North Dakota, to Emil and Helen (Free) Bulyca.
Her family moved to the Seattle, Washington, area when she was in the third grade. She came from a large family, had a well-rounded education and was very intelligent. When she was a junior in high school her family relocated to Kodiak. There she completed her high school education and attended college and was a cheerleader and was an accomplished tennis player. While in college she met Jack Delbert Frost Jr. They both were excellent snow skiers and they also instructed that sport.
On May 17, 1956, she and Jack Delbert Frost Jr. were married in Seattle. He served with the United States Navy while she remained in Seattle. After his discharge from the Navy in 1960, they settled in San Jose, Oroville and then Pacifica, California. In the early 1970s, they moved to Aberdeen. They next resided in Cosmopolis and then the Copalis Crossing area. There they raised farm animals and various crops to include alder trees. They sold this property in 1991 and moved into the current family home.
Betty helped on the family farm and well as being an insurance agent at the Copeland Insurance Agency in Aberdeen for Stan and Tom.
Betty L. Frost is survived by her daughters, Jodi September Frost St. Louis of Aberdeen and Christy Jo Frost of New Mexico; her sons-in-law, Max Vekich of Seattle and Mark Hanson of Everett; four grandchildren, Peter Frost Vekich of Des Moines, Washington, Ali Vekich of Seattle, Foster Frost Hanson of Aberdeen and Amber Dawn Thorp and her husband, Jeremey Thorp, both of Aberdeen; six beautiful great-grandchildren and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ivy Frost Vekich, in 1995, her husband, Jack D. Frost Jr., in 2000 as well as a son-in-law, Robert W. St. Louis in 2012.
A wake will be held at 11 a.m, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at the 40 et 8 Veterans Club, 2313 Simpson Ave. in Aberdeen.
Arrangements are by the Coleman Mortuary, 422 – 5th Street in Hoquiam.
Please take a few moments to record your thoughts for the family by signing the online register at www.colemanmortuary.net.