She was born Betty Ann Bollman on Jan. 6, 1930, in Springfield, Mo., the only child of the late Alvan L. and Mabel H. (Mitchell) Bollman. She was united in marriage to Hubert James Wolfe Jr. on April 24, 1948, in the Overland Park, Kan., Presbyterian Church. He preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2005. After graduating high school in Odessa, Mo., Betty attended St. Luke's nursing training in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to being a full-time mom, she worked in the dental hygiene and oral maxillofacial surgery fields until her retirement.
Betty is survived by her four sons and their wives, James Michael Wolfe, Liberty, Mo., Mark (Cynthia) Wolfe, Seattle, Wash., Randall (Patricia) Wolfe, Sewell, N.J., and Richard (Patti) Wolfe, St. Louis, Mo.; six granddaughters, Karen (Michael) Williams, Olathe, Kan.; Arwen Wolfe, PCV, Sironko, Uganda, Deborah (Steven) Scheibler, Camden, N.J., Elizabeth (Neal) Page, Baltimore, Md., Christy Wolfe, St. Louis, Mo., and Becky (Jonathan) Hanna, Washington, Mo.; and five great-grandchildren, Elaine, Thomas, Emma, Caleb and Caitlyn. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the United Methodist Church in Uniontown, Kan., under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. Private family burial will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Uniontown United Methodist Church and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701.