Tricounty News

Betsy Stelton, 84

Betsy Stelton of Kimball died Thursday, May 15, 2008, at Annandale Care Center. She was 84. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Kimball Church of Christ with the Rev. Vern Harris officiating. Burial will be in the Kimball Cemetery. Friends call from 4-8 p.m. Monday at Dingmann   Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church. Betsy Bertha Stelton was born Aug. 4, 192,3 in Kimball to George and Lily (Olson) VanNurden. She married Gilbert Stelton Sept. 29, 1943, in Kimball and he preceded her in death in 1973. Betsy worked as a postal clerk for the US Postal Service for 28 years. She was a member of the Kimball Church of Christ, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years and was a member of the Ladies Aide. Betsy enjoyed knitting, crocheting and making crafts. Betsy was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Bernard, James, Harland, Walter, Dennis, Lelen and William "Aciel" VanNurden; and sisters, Carrie, Leona and Vera Mae; and son-in-law, Darrell Lusti. Betsy is is survived by children Judy Lusti of Annandale, Allen (and Barb) of Buffalo and Harold (and Sue) of Annandale; grandchildren Kim, Brad, Steve, Dan, Holly, Dave and Bridget; great-grandchildren, Eli, Erin, Emma, Katelynn, Isabella, Lindsey, Brandon, Benjamin, Teagan and Taylor; sisters and brother, Loretta (and Maynard) Olson of New Hope, Rose Ann (and Florian) Donnay of Kimball, Blanche (and Allen) Miller of South Haven, Beulah (and Leon) Worcester of Oklahoma and Thomas (and Jennie) VanNurden of Georgia.