Obituaries

Elizabeth Ann 'Betty' (Wendt) Elmer 1932 - 2011 Bonner Springs

Funeral Mass for Elizabeth Ann “Betty” (Wendt) Elmer, 79, Bonner Springs, will be 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, Shawnee. Burial will be in Bonner Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Elmer died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
She was born Feb. 3, 1932, in the Turner area of Kansas City, Kan., and was a longtime area resident of Bonner Springs. She graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 1950.
Mrs. Elmer had previously worked as a cook at Sacred Heart Catholic School and later as a bookkeeper at Mid-Continent Underground Storage and for Drs. Mitts, May and Waggoner in Bonner Springs.
She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and its Altar Society.
She married Robert D. Elmer on Nov. 22, 1951; he survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Steve Elmer, Tonganoxie, Jeff (Jeanne) Elmer, Shawnee, Mike (Carleen) Elmer, Edmond, Okla.; a sister, Arlene Mitchener, Bonner Springs; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, also at the church, with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the church building fund, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012.