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Obituaries

Obituaries

Betty Miller Schulte 1920 - 2009 Lawrence

A private graveside service for Betty Miller Schulte, 89, Lawrence, will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Schulte died on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence.She was born on Feb. 8, 1920, in St. Louis, the daughter of Albin Hjalmar and Viola Gerhard Miller.Mrs. Schulte was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church and served as a volunteer with the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross. She had lived in St. Louis, Chicago and Kansas City with her husband, and moved to Lawrence shortly after his death.She married Russell C. Schulte on June 26, 1942, in St. Louis. He died Feb. 23, 1985.She was also preceded in death by a brother.Survivors include a son, Bob Schulte and wife Laura Owens Schulte, Lawrence; and three grandchildren, Abby Schulte, Andrew Schulte and Evan Schulte.The family suggests memorials to the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross or to Heart of America Hospice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Schulte.