Betty L. Pistone
December 17, 1928 – September 23, 2022
VISITATION: Wednesday, September 28th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, September 29th at 10am, St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 1248 S. 10th St. Interment, Hillcrest. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.
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Betty Lou Pistone was born on December 17, 1928 in Manning, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her husband Fred; parents, Bert and Bess Olbertz; brothers, Phil and Dave; sisters, Mary Jo and Roberta; son-in-law, Jim Grassau; and great-grandson, Daniel.
She is survived by her sister, Shirley Hoover (Bud); daughters: Vicki Grassau, Pat Moyer (Rollie), Theresa Hall (Dana), Julie Putnam (Bo), and Amy Moore (Scott); grandchildren: Mike Grassau (Dori), Chris McGrath (Neil), Karen Zink (Ron), Julie Digilio (Mark), Jen Moyer, Kelly Ottens (Jeff), Cathy Shoener (Ryan), Eric Moyer (Ashley), Heather Milburn (Daniel), Isaac Hall (Sarah), Alex Hall, Stephanie Putnam, Michelle Miller (Jeff), Britni Wydro (John), Austin Putnam (Nefertiti), McKenzie Moore, Nick Moore, and Caleb Moore; great-grandchildren: Ashley Greenway (Paul), Michael Inman (Lindsay), TJ Grassau, Kara Stark (Jordan), Colin McGrath, Jake Zink (Kristen), Devin McGrath (Kim), Madison Zink, Lydia Zink, Nadia Digilio, Anthony Digilio, Isaac Shoener, Samuel Shoener, Luke Ottens, Harrison Ottens, Jenna Ottens, Charlotte Moyer, Lexi Moyer, Miriam Milburn, Eve Milburn, Emmy Milburn, Tyler Witt, Jaxson Witt, Alyvia Miller, Colton Miller, Layla Wydro, Stella Wydro, Jayden Putnam, and Maia Putnam; great-great-grand-children: Ave Greenway, Emma Greenway, Sofia Greenway, Sydney Trujillo, and Clara Inman.
Betty Grew up in Manning, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska and married Fred in 1947. Betty stayed at home raising their five daughters, and then worked for many years as a Parish Manager at St. Frances Cabrini Church. She enjoyed scrapbooking, quilting, sewing , and embroidery, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Betty’s faith was an example to us all. We loved her quick wit and sense of humor and the love she showed to her many grandchildren.
Betty passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022 in her home surrounded by her family.