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Betty J. (Tubbs) Askins Schwaeble

June 25, 1932 ~ October 25, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Betty Askins Schwaeble Obituary

Lake Luzerne/Queensbury


Betty Jean (Tubbs) Askins Schwaeble, 91, passed away Wednesday morning, October 25, 2023 at the home of her son Wes.

Born on June 25, 1932 in Lake Luzerne, she was the daughter of the late Orie and Marion (Ives) Tubbs.  

Betty worked at Pine Log Camp following her graduation from Mildred Elly Business School. She then went on to Ames Chemical in Glens Falls.  In September of 1951 she accepted a position with American Airlines in Kansas City.  She moved back to Lake Luzerne in 1957 and raised her family here.  After her sons had grown, she worked for Dr. Mary Nelson for three years and then Glens Falls Hospital as a secretary and billing clerk for 16 years retiring in 1992.

Betty enjoyed writing, whether it was in her journal, or with her pen pal Ellla from Australia with whom she stayed in contact with for 79 years.  In 1989, she traveled there to meet in person.

She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Lake Luzerne.  She was extremely caring and generous with her time with family and friends alike.

She was predeceased by her parents; siblings: Joseph Tubbs and Douglas Tubbs; two grandsons Gunner Askins and Joshua Bierman.

Survivors include her loving sons: Monte (Penny Gilman) Askins, Wes (Kathy Richardson) Askins and Gary (Judy) Askins all of Lake Luzerne; five grandchildren: twelve great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2023, at the First United Methodist Church of Lake Luzerne.















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Funeral Service
November 3, 2023

2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church of Lake Luzerne


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