Betty Lou Ornelas

January 22, 1938 - December 7, 2020

With sorrow we announce Betty Lou Ornelas, born on January 22, 1938 in Salt Lake City Utah, went home to the Lord Monday, December 7th while surrounded by her loved ones. 

Proceeding her in death are her Mother and Father, John and Minnie Sisneros, her loving husband Agapito M. Ornelas, and son Anthony Ornelas. 

She is survived by five siblings, Beatrice, Jerry, Jeanette, Larry and Bobby, Two Children Rejina and Aaron, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 

She was a proud member of St. Anne’s Parish and was loved by many. Betty took care of everyone she loved and always provided an open and safe home for all. She loved to crochet and embroider and adored Craft Sunday’s at her sister’s house. Everyone enjoyed her cooking. She was known to have a house full of children which brought her a lot of joy. 

We would like to thank the staff of Elevation Home Health and Hospice for their loving care and support for Betty during this difficult time in her life. 

A viewing will be on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City. To ensure compliance with current social distancing guidelines, we kindly ask that you call the funeral parlor between the hours of 10AM and 4PM Monday through Saturday at (801) 474-9119 to make a reservation. The courtesy of wearing a mask to services is required. A private funeral service will be on held and she will be laid to rest  at Redwood Memorial Estates. 

Mass will not be done at this time due to Covid -19.  We will celebrate Mass for Betty at a later date when the virus situation has been subsided so that more friends and family will be able to attend.