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Betty J. Wallace

Graveside Services:  Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 10:00 A.M., Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa.

Betty Jean Wallace, 84 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away July 17, 2020 at her home in Glenwood surrounded by her family. She was born April 17, 1936 in Clarinda, Iowa to Albert Franklin and Geraldine Margaret (Colwell) Hollis.

Betty was united in marriage to Robert Francis Wallace on April 16, 1955 in Clarinda, Iowa. To this union six children were born; Angela, Cynthia, Staci, Brenda, Robert Jr. and Kelli. Betty was employed as a cook with the Glenwood Community School System. She was a member of Vine Street Bible Church. Betty loved her family and enjoyed the time they had together.

Preceding Betty in passing were her parents, infant son, infant brother, grandsons Chris Raymond and Shane Woods; sister Patty Usher and nephew Curtis Usher. Survivors include her husband Bob of 65 years, children Angela (Tim) Hagen, Cynthia Wallace, Staci Wallace, Brenda Woods (Jeff Edberg), Robert Jr. (Sherry) Wallace all of Glenwood, Iowa; Kelli Wallace (Scott McGarvey) of Omaha, Nebraska; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; niece Becky Murphy; nephew Bill Usher; extended relatives and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Vine Street Bible Church, Glenwood, Iowa.

11 Condolences

  • Hap and Deb Patterson Posted July 17, 2020 7:39 pm

    Our sincere condolences to you Bob, and your whole family at the loss of your wife, their mother, grandmother and friend. She will be remembered as the wonderful person she was. Always helpful with our family and as Jennifer grew up and we worked together on rabbit projects. She will be missed by many.

  • Teresa (Teri) Sohl Posted July 18, 2020 6:18 am

    I was so sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. May God comfort you in this time of sorrow.

  • Gary & Cathie Reardon Posted July 18, 2020 9:00 am

    Bob, our sympathy goes out to you and your family in this difficult time. We will always remember Betty . We were able to share a lot of rabbit shows together And enjoyed them all. She will be missed by all. Love to you

  • Tish Fitzsimmons Posted July 18, 2020 6:24 pm

    Oh Bob, I just heard the news and am so very sorry Betty has gone on before us. She was such a sparkling lady. We had such fun together in Red Hats and I am honored to have been her friend. Hugs to you and all the family. May you find comfort in the many years of happy memories you made together.

  • Larry, Laura, Tony Atkins Posted July 19, 2020 12:21 pm

    We will miss her greatly. We sure had fun at shows and missouri state fair.with her. Bob we hope you and your family all love that everybody had for her.

  • Eldon Prax Posted July 20, 2020 10:22 am

    Prayers of comfort for the family

  • Daniel Nutting Posted July 20, 2020 12:22 pm

    My condolences to the family.

  • Donna Paul Posted July 20, 2020 9:53 pm

    Betty was a wonderful person and neighbor. I always enjoyed our talks and her kindness but most of all her smile My prayers are with you all. Donna Paul

  • Rjta Kennedy Posted July 21, 2020 7:50 am

    So sorry for Betty’s passing will send lots of prayers and hugs to your family.

  • Tony Bales & family Posted July 21, 2020 9:57 am

    Betty was always such a kind and caring soul. Condolences and our prayers are with you Bob and all the Wallace family.

  • Bob Skow Posted July 22, 2020 7:59 pm

    I knew Betty for over 50 years. I always enjoyed visiting her and Bob and their home each May. Betty was a great cook and always made us feel welcome. My condolences to her family, she will be missed.

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