Obituaries

Betty Lou Halligan

May 18, 2021
Halligan, Betty

Services

10:30 AM Friday May 21,2021 at Hagerman Baptist Church in Waterloo 

Visitation

4-7PM Thursday May 21,2021 at Kearns Funeral Service as well as one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Cemetery

Hudson Cemetery Hudson Iowa 

Memorials

May be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice

Biography

Betty Lou Halligan, 87, of Waterloo, died on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo. She was born on March 21, 1934 in Novinger, MO, the daughter of Earl and Lucille (Hickman) Hardee.

Betty married Leo Halligan October 1, 1950 in Hudson, he preceded her November 3, 2014. 

She enjoyed snowmobiling and traveling with Leo, and in the ‘50s and ‘60s drove stock cars in the Powder Puff Derby. She loved the years of camping with her family in their converted school bus, cooking big meals for family & friends, where everyone was always welcome.                                                                                                                             

Betty is survived by: daughters, Debra (Dallas) Ehmen‚ Waterloo‚ Rhonda (Jeff) Simpson‚ Hatfield‚ MO, Brenda (John Miller) Fuller‚ Waterloo‚ Linda Halligan‚ Waterloo, Lisa Halligan Glanert‚ Waterloo, and Lila Halligan‚ Waterloo; 13 Grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Sandra Schares‚ Waterloo.  

Preceded in death by her Parents, husband, Leo; son, Charles Halligan; grandson, Charles Fuller; granddaughter Melissa Ehmen Justice; sisters, Jean Richmond Liebert and Sharon Alcott; brothers, Earl Jr., and William Hardee.                          

 


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  1. Carrie Ann (Gutknecht)Hamilton | May 20, 2021

    Your mom was so awesome. I always looked forward to stopping by and visiting her when i was at dads. Keeping you all in my prayers at this time. She will be greatly missed

    Carrie Ann (Gutknecht) Hamilton

  2. Emily Sheerer | May 20, 2021
    I'm so sorry for your loss, Amanda. You and your entire family are in my thoughts! Emily Sheerer
  3. Brooke Trent | May 20, 2021
    Amanda, Jake, Jaeden, Cruz, Lisa & family, please know you are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time. May God give you the peace, comfort, strength and unity that only He can bring. You are loved. -- Brooke Trent & Jubal Slone
  4. Virginia Wilber | May 20, 2021

    We are thinking of your family and holding you in our hearts! Sending love and light! Virginia Wilber and Matthew Gibbon

     

  5. RHONDA WILLIAMS | May 19, 2021
    OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME. BETTY WILL BE MISSED . ALL HER FRIENDS AT LIBERTY MANOR MISS HER GOD BLESS. RHONDA WILLIAMS AND STEVE GREENE.

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