• Betty Mae Swartz

    19 May 2020

  • Betty Mae Swartz

    Betty Mae Swartz, age 91, of Sedan, Kansas passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Pleasant Valley Manor in Sedan.

    Betty was born on December 19, 1928 in Monett, Missouri to John Bert Bounous and Mary (Balmas) Bounous.  Betty was raised in Monett, Missouri graduating from Monett High School.

    In 1947, Betty married Claude Kyle Swartz in Monett, Missouri.  They later moved to Tonkawa, Oklahoma and then Blackwell, Oklahoma; she also lived in Ponca City, Oklahoma before moving to Sedan.  She was preceded in death by her husband on April 2, 1975.

    Betty worked several jobs; she worked at the St. Joseph Hospital as a housekeeper, and also worked at Walmart as the head of sporting goods for a number of years before her retirement.

    Betty was a member of the Waldensain Presbyterian Church in Monett, Missouri.  She enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids.

    She is survived by one daughter; Carolyn Kay Hawkins of Sedan, Kansas; one son, Claude Kyle Swartz Jr., of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her daughter Mary Viola Sump on May 4, 2019, three brothers and two sisters, and her parents.

    Private Graveside Services will take place at a later date at Waldensain Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Monett, Missouri.

    To view the obituary online or leave a message for the family please go to www.dickensfuneral.com.

    Dickens Family Funeral Home of Sedan is in charge of arrangements.