Betty Jean Wehr

Mar 3, 2020
Wehr, Betty news


10:30 a.m. Monday, March 9, 2020 at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church in Waterloo


Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church


Private family burial in the Garden of Memories Cemetery


Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1307 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701 or Cedar Valley Hospice, 2101 Kimball Ave # 401, Waterloo, IA 50702.


Betty Jean Wehr 96, of Derby, Kansas, formerly of Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Glen Carr House Memory Care.  She was born April 5, 1923 in Stout the daughter of Benjamin and Doris Krueger Dirks.  She married John L. Wehr on March 24, 1944 in Cedar Rapids; he preceded her in death on May 5, 1993.

She had been a homemaker as well as a nurse’s aid at Schoitz Memorial Hospital and Friendship Village.

Betty was a 60-year member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.  She enjoyed quilting for church and family, sewing, embroidery, growing vegetables and flowers and canning pears from her pear tree.

Survived by: two sons, Steve (Patricia) Wehr of Readlyn, Craig (Rolene) Wehr of Cedar Falls; one daughter, Janice (Dennis) Karsak of Derby, Kansas; five grandsons, Brian Wehr of Waterloo, Brant Wehr of Beaverton, Oregon, Eric (Cherith) Karsak of Derby, Kansas, Benjamin (Jodie) Karsak of Derby, Kansas, Andrew (Holly) Wehr of Albuquerque, New Mexico; eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, John; two sisters, Genevieve Parrish and Ivadean Irwin and one brother, James W. Dirks.

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  1. Kathy Behnke | Mar 10, 2020
    Just learned yesterday about your loss of Betty. My sympathy to all the Wehrs.
  2. Audrey Cook | Mar 08, 2020
    She was such a joy to care for and will be missed. 
  3. Steve Witt | Mar 07, 2020
    Very very nice. Oh so many memories.  Wow!  8158
  4. 8158 | Mar 07, 2020
    Very very nice.  Oh so many memories.  Wow!  8158

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