Bette was born in Pueblo, Colorado on May 8th, 1965. At 11 months of age she was adopted by the Sorvig family. She went to school in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. When she was in the fourth grade she moved to Oak Hurst, California. In 1981 she moved to Ennis, Montana where she completed school. After she graduated she worked at the Madison Valley Manor at a CNA. In 1985 she moved back to Thief River Falls with her mother where she attended Northland Community College and received her art major. She then moved to Grand Forks, North Dakota where she met her husband Chester Spaulding. She then gave birth to her daughter Kira in 1990. In 1995 she moved to Abilene, Texas then gave birth to her second daughter Sarah. In 1997 she divorced and moved with her daughters to Minnesota where she worked multiple jobs to support her children. There everyone found out how much her children meant to her. No matter what she put her children first and protected her children. In 2010 she moved back to Ennis with her daughters where they had many adventures in the mountains.
She is survived by her daughters Kira and Sarah. Her brothers Joe (Lori), Tim (Deeanna), Davey, Gary (Shelby), mother Joan Strong.
She was preceded in death by her father Dave Sorvig, 2 siblings, grandparents Elsie and Norm Johnson, and her best friend Christina Pearson.
May her memory be blessed.