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Betty Archer

August 1, 1939 — September 3, 2017

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Betty Elaine Archer, 78

Betty Elaine Archer, 78 of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away on September 3, 2017 at Shoshone Medical Center. She was born August 1, 1939 in Missoula, Montana; Betty was the daughter of  Edward and Evelyn (Hawkins) Hirning.

On January 1, 1972 Betty was united in marriage to Donald Archer in Missoula, Montana. Betty worked as a finish carpenter alongside her husband Donald for numerous years. In 1994 Betty moved to the Silver Valley from Twin Falls, Idaho.

In her free time Betty enjoyed going fishing, gardening, crocheting, baking, doing crafts and playing on computers. Betty was also a member of the Red Hat Ladies.

Betty is survived by her four children Sherry Butler of Libby, Montana, Ivy Lake of Kalispell, Montana, John Lake of Missoula, Montana and Austin Lake of Kalispell, Montana; two siblings Linda Young of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Sharon Barber of Ronan, Montana. Betty is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, step-son Sam Archer and brother Raymond Reinke.

A Celebration of Betty’s life will be held on September 16, 2017. The location will be announced.

One may sign Betty’s on-line guest book at

SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORY KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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