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Betty Jo Heitschmidt

April 26, 1928 — September 12, 2021

Betty Jo Heitschmidt

Betty Jo Heitschmidt, 93, of Liberal, passed away on Sunday, September
12, 2021 at Wheatridge Care Park in Liberal, KS.

She was born on April 26, 1928 to Warren and Leola (Frank) Swan on their farm north
of Liberal, KS.

On November 24, 1946 she married Donald Heitschmidt; he preceded her in
death on January 11, 2010 after 64 years of marriage.

When she was five her family moved to a farm southeast of Liberal in Beaver
County, OK. She attended Union Grade School which was one mile south of
the family farm. Upon entering 9th Grade she attended Greenough Consolidated School
where she met Donald.  After she and Don were married they farmed land Northwest
of Hooker, OK until it was sold. They then moved to Liberal, KS while Don was assuming
his family's farm operation. Betty worked part time at Independent Hardware & Gifts and
baked cakes for different occasions including wedding cakes while
raising her sons Joe, Ricky, and Randy. She enjoyed traveling and was a
voracious reader and word puzzle solver. Betty and Don were members of the First United
Methodist Church in Liberal where they were very active until her physical ailments
precluded her involvement.

Betty is survived by her sister Gaye Hershey.
Son, Joe Heidtschmidt and wife Linda of
Oklahoma City, OK along with their sons Montie (Leah) and Brandan.
She is also survived by her Daughter in Law, Lindy Heitschmidt; two
grandsons, Zack (Ashley) and Adam (Karyn); two great grandsons; three
great granddaughters, and three great-great grandchildren along with
several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her parents and two Sons, Rick and
Randy Heitschmidt.

Viewing will be 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Friday September 17th at Miller
Mortuary, Liberal, Kansas.

Graveside Services will be 10:00 am Saturday September 18th at Restlawn
Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Stan Lehnert, officiating.

Memorials are suggested to the First United Methodist Church and Relay
For Life in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826.

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Past Services

24 Hour Viewing

Friday, September 17, 2021

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Graveside Service

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Restlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery

415 North Washington Avenue, Liberal, KS 67901

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