The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001347081-01
Funeral Notices


Betty Dexter Dybdal passed away peacefully on September 20, 2021. Born and raised in Honolulu, graduated from Roosevelt High School, Honolulu Business College, and worked as a comptroller operator for American Factors. Betty never dreamed of leaving the Islands until she met a young Naval officer Lt. Victor A. Dybdal. They married on March 4, 1944. Devotion to her husband Victor was unwavering, she, was the perfect Navy wife. It was clear to their children, Jim, Dexter, and Noelle that their love was bedrock. There were many happy homecomings from long separations. The emotions of those homecomings are impossible to describe. After thirty years of Navy transfers in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Korea, they retired home to Hawaii. Admiral and Mrs. Dybdal, then devoted themselves in helping care for their grandchildren, with whom brought so much joy and happiness. After Victor passed away in 1996, Betty took up residence at Kahala Nui, enjoying social activities and friendships. At 98 years of age she lived a full life and has now been reunited with her husband, son Dexter, and all the family gone before. Those who miss Betty the most are James Richard (Carol) Dybdal, Noelle Dybdal George (Robert), Lynda (Vince) Fadale. Grandchildren: Johanna (Sima) Tauai, Heather (Raymond) Smith, Desana Dybdal, Lisa (Joshua) Thibodeaux, Jeannie (Elliott) Clark, Katie (Jake) Fischmann, and eleven Great-Grandchildren. Rest Eternal Mom.

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