Elizabeth Ann Betty Grove  September 21 1920  January 23 2020

Elizabeth Ann Betty Grove September 21 1920 January 23 2020

September 21 1920 January 23 2020
Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Grove September 21, 1920 – January 23, 2020 Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Elizabeth Ann Mathewson Grove, (Betty), 99 years of age, a well-known resident who helped others with transportation and food delivery support, died on January 23, 2020 at Maple Heights in Hiawatha, Kansas. She was born on September 21, 1920, to James and Helen Nesladek Mathewson. Betty graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1941. A lifelong Hiawatha resident, she provided grocery delivery to elderly Hiawatha residents from the Mathewson Meat Market, a family business. She also served as cashier and stock clerk at the downtown Hiawatha Ben Franklin Variety Store and at the Hiawatha Shelter. She delivered commodities to families needing assistance in the Hiawatha area and worked with individuals with disabilities at the Shelter. Betty was very active in the St. Ann’s Altar Society for over 60 years in the areas of fundraising and other church activities. Betty married Ed Grove of Padonia, KS in 1948, following his honorable discharge from the US Army. Ed had served in Germany during World War II. She and Ed lived on their farm outside of Hiawatha until his death in 1982. Betty then moved back home with her parents in their Shawnee Street house while working at Ben Franklin Variety Store. Years later, she moved to Maple Heights where she spent her retirement and later years while continuing her community activities. She was an active member of the Hiawatha VFW Auxiliary. She was also preceded in death by her parents; and a brother Robert Mathewson. Betty is survived by 5 nieces and nephews, 13 great nieces and nephews, and many great-great nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, January 31, at St. Ann Catholic Church, Hiawatha. Father Dan Gardner will officiate. Interment will follow immediately at Mount Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Betty’s honor can be made to the St. Ann’s Altar Society, Freedom Hospice or Maple Heights Nursing Home, which may be sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434. The Parish Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Thursday, followed by family visiting with friends until 7, at the funeral home. If attending Betty’s visitation or service, please wear red, her favorite color.” SERVICES Rosary Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:00 PM Chapel Oaks Funeral Home – Hiawatha 124 S. 7th St. Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 Get Directions on Google Maps Family Visitation Thursday, January 30, 2020 6:15 PM – 7:00 PM Chapel Oaks Funeral Home – Hiawatha 124 S. 7th St. Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 Get Directions on Google Maps FAMILY VISITATION WILL FOLLOW ROSARY SO TIME IS APPROXIATE Mass of Christian Burial Friday, January 31, 2020 10:00 AM St. Ann Catholic Church 800 Kansas Avenue Hiawatha, Kansas 66434 Get Directions on Google Maps Memorial contributions are suggested to the Altar Society, Freedom Hospice, or Maple Heights, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434. Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry

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death notice Elizabeth Ann Betty Grove September 21 1920 January 23 2020

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