Betty Jane Burton (1926-2016)

Betty Jane Burton (1926-2016)

Our beloved Valentine Betty Jane Burton “Pep” as her family called her died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on March 22, 2016.
Betty was born February 14, 1926 to Raymond and Esther Tapie. She graduated from Santa Barbara High School and Ventura College.
Betty lived most of her life in Ventura County. She and her husband Bud settled in Fillmore where they built and operated the Pan Pad Restaurant and Card Club for many years.
Betty was known for her gracious and loving heart, her witty sense of humor and sarcasm, her work ethic and her feisty spirit.
She is survived by her daughter Joan ”Joey” Sommers (husband Bill) , son David Burton and daughter Mary Zielsdorf (husband Kurt) , grandson Craig Aines(wife Janine), granddaughter Robin Tilley Sears(husband John) and great grandson Luke William Sears, grandson Ernie Zielsdorf (wife Morgan), grandson Owen Zielsdorf ( fiancé Amy), granddaughter Emma Zielsdorf and granddaughter Ellie Zielsdorf. She is also survived by her brother Raymond Tapie and sister Joan Secor (husband Larry).
Betty is predeceased by her husband Bud Burton and her son William ”Bill” Tilley (she is also survived by her daughter in law Claudia Tilley Mickelsen).
A very special thank you to her loving caretakers and Assisted Home Hospice for wonderful care.
Her life will be celebrated by family and friends at the home of Kurt and Mary Zielsdorf in Fillmore on Saturday April 30 at @2:00 pm.