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In Memory of

Donald Joseph Bettencourt

January 16, 1938 - March 10, 2017

Obituary


Donald Joseph Bettencourt, 79, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 in Hanford, CA. Donald was born January 16, 1938 in Fresno, CA to Joseph and Ida Bettencourt. He married Frances McNary on February 27, 1960 and together they raised their family of two children in Visalia, CA. Donald was a caring husband, supportive father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved horses and enjoyed team roping and showing his paint horses in western pleasure classes. He supported his children in the Sequoia Junior Cowboys Association, Visalia Rockettes, and High School rodeos. He attended numerous soccer and...

Donald Joseph Bettencourt, 79, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 in Hanford, CA. Donald was born January 16, 1938 in Fresno, CA to Joseph and Ida Bettencourt. He married Frances McNary on February 27, 1960 and together they raised their family of two children in Visalia, CA. Donald was a caring husband, supportive father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He loved horses and enjoyed team roping and showing his paint horses in western pleasure classes. He supported his children in the Sequoia Junior Cowboys Association, Visalia Rockettes, and High School rodeos. He attended numerous soccer and basketball games, band concerts, cattle shows and any other activities of his grandchildren. He loved the outdoors and the family spent many years camping, hunting and fishing.

Donald is survived by his loving wife, Frances and his children Alan (Wendy) Bettencourt of Lindsay, CA and Renee (Mark) Savage of Woodlake, CA, grandchildren, Sam (Brittany) Savage, Luke Savage, and Ciara Bettencourt, and great grandchild, Logan Savage. He is also survived by his brother, Dennis (Jane) Bettencourt.

A memorial service will take place at 10:00 a.m. on March 17, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church, 415 N. Redington, Hanford, CA 93230.