BETTY I. EDER
Betty I. Eder, age 79, of rural Kahoka, MO, died on Thursday, July 19, 2012 in Keokuk Area Hospital, Keokuk, IA.
Betty was born April 4, 1933 in Keokuk, IA, a daughter of Earl Floyd and Ruby Peterson Loter.
She and Ronald E. Eder were married on April 11, 1953 in Keokuk. He preceded her in death on October 29, 1991.
Survivors include one son, Robert (Charlotte) Loter of Polk City, IA; one daughter,Kathryn Colleen (Mrs Ted) Woodsmall of Wayland, MO; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Lola Eder of Wayland, MO, Pat Barnett of Broken Arrow, OK and Francis (Kathy) Eder of East Moline, IL; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Floyd and Bill Loter; a sister, Berniece Welch; and grandson, Albert Eugene Woodsmall.
Betty attended school in Keokuk. She had worked at Motorola and Swift and Co. until both closed and the majority of her life was spent as a homemaker. Betty was a long-time member of the First Christian Church in Keokuk. She enjoyed her life at home in the country watching birds and animals and attending Flea Markets around the area. She loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends and neighbors.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 23, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Dan Deatrick officiating. Burial was in the Frazee Cemetery.
Memorials were suggested to the family.