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Elizabeth " Betty" Jimeson
Chapel Oaks Funeral Home Hiawatha
formerly of Hiawatha , KS

Elizabeth Virginia (Betty) Mueller Jimeson was born on April 30, 1926, at White Cloud, KS.  She was the second child and only daughter born to Carl J. Mueller and Ethel A. Bruning Mueller.  She grew up in the Robinson and Denton areas attending Union School.  She attended Denton High School thru her Junior year and attended her senior year and graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1944.

On January 28, 1945, she married Glen S. Jimeson at her parents’ home northeast of Hiawatha.  Following Glen’s discharge from the Army in 1946, they establish their home 5 1/2 miles north of Hiawatha on highway 73.  Betty was a helpmate to Glen on the farm.  They raised cattle, hogs and row crops.  Betty also raised a garden and was an excellent homemaker and cook.  She was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ and the Women’s Guild.

In 2002 Betty and Glen moved into Hiawatha.  In September of 2014 they moved to Meadowlark Hills Retirement Center in Manhattan to be closer to family.  When her health started failing, she moved to Wroten House on the Meadowlark campus. Betty died October 13, 2021 at the Meadowlark Campus.

Betty’s greatest joy was working alongside of “Jim” and her family time with all her relatives. She also loved to dance.   Betty always had a full cookie jar and desserts in the freezer.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband in July 2015, by her parents, and brothers Robert (Bob) and William (Bill) Mueller.

Betty is survived by Connie (Bill) Rockey of Wamego, KS, Sam Jimeson of Houston, TX and Merrie Sue “MS” Jimeson of Austin, TX.  Her grandchildren Shane Rockey, Shannon (Michael) Leitch: great grandchildren: Darby Elizabeth, MaryKate, and Quinn Leitch all of Wamego.  Her brother Bradford (Buck) Sally Mueller of Shenandoah, IA, brothers-in-law Dick (Naomi) Jimeson of Oklahoma City, OK and Art (Linda) Jimeson of Hiawatha, KS.

Services are planned for 2 p.m. Monday, October 18, at the Bethany United Church of Christ in Hiawatha.  Pastor Shane Spangle will officiate.  Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.

Friends may call at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Hiawatha, from 12 noon until 5 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday.  The family will meet with friends one hour prior to services.

In loving memory of their grandma, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren are serving as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bethany Church of Christ, sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., 66434.

A special message may be sent to the family at www.chapeloaksfuneralhome.com


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