Betty Jean Condit


(Feb. 25, 2008)

Betty Jean Condit died Feb. 25 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper because of pancreatic cancer.

She was born in Deaver on Dec. 13, 1927, to Jennie (Richards) and James G. Irvin. She graduated from Powell High School in 1945, then went to Missoula State University in Montana, from which she graduated with an associate’s degree as a registered nurse.

She worked in Yellowstone National Park in the late 1940s. She married F. Clyde Sell in 1951 in Powell, and they divorced in 1970. She then married Richard H. Condit in Casper in 1977, and she was a devoted caretaker to him until she was hospitalized.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening and visiting with friends and relatives. She will be remembered for her feisty personality and love of jokes.

She is survived by her husband Richard, of Casper; her daughter Jenean Patrick of Wasilla, Alaska; her son Donald Sell of Cora; her step-sons Steve Condit of Seattle, and Brett Condit of Comano Island, Wash.; her step-daughters Teresa Brooks and Wendy Esponda, both of Buffalo, and Amanda Stinson of Powell.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her younger sister, Ruth Zoble of Madison, Miss.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Shepard of the Valley Nursing Home in Paradise Valley in Casper. Memorials may be given in her name to the Casper Hospice.