Betty Schulte

Private graveside services for Betty Miller Schulte, 89, Lawrence, KS, will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence.  She died on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence.  

Mrs. Schulte was born on February 8, 1920 in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Albin Hjalmar & Viola Gerhard Miller.


She was a member of Plymouth Congregational Church and served as a volunteer with the Douglas County Chapter of the American Red Cross.


She was married to Russell C. Schulte on June 26, 1942 in St. Louis, MO.  They lived in St. Louis, Chicago and Kansas City.  He preceded her in death on February 23, 1985. She moved to Lawrence shortly after his death.  She was also preceded in death by her brother.


Survivors include a son, Bob Schulte and wife, Laura Owens Schulte of Lawrence and three grandchildren, Abby Schulte, Andrew Schulte and Evan Schulte.


The family suggests memorials in her name to the Douglas County Chapter of the American Red Cross or to Heart of America Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.


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