Last updated 2/22/2007 at Noon
Bette Hampel, 85, passed away February 11, 2007, in Fallbrook, CA. Born May 8, 1921, in Nowata, OK, she was a resident of Fallbrook for 30 years.
Mrs. Hampel was a homemaker who worked earlier in her life as a teacher and a flight attendant for TWA. She was a graduate of George Peabody College, Nashville, TN, and a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Fallbrook, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She enjoyed tennis, gardening and cooking and was an avid reader.
Mrs. Hampel is survived by her husband of 59 years, George L. Hampel, Fallbrook; daughters and sons-in-law Debbie and Jim McCall, Leadville, CO, and Barbara and Daniel Bansch, College Station, TX; sons and daughters-in-law Eric and Marta Hampel, Mason, OH, and William and Thuy Van Hampel, Fallbrook, CA; sister Dorothy Allen, Bowling Green, OH; and nine grandchildren.
Donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 1405 E. Fallbrook St., Fallbrook, CA 92028, or Fallbrook Hospice, 624 E. Elder St., Fallbrook, CA 92028.
Berry-Bell & Hall Fallbrook Mortuary handled the arrangements.