Betty J. Hiebert, 87, passed away on May 8, 2019
Betty Joanne Hiebert, 87, passed away on May 8, 2019 in Wichita.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 20th at Trinity Episcopal Church, 400 W. Ash, El Dorado. Internment will be in the columbarium at Trinity. A lunch will be served following the service.
Betty was born on Oct. 6, 1931 to Philip and Anna Mae Edgecomb Voran in Newton. Betty graduated from Kinsley High School in 1949 and attended Emporia State University, where she met her husband Clyde J. Hiebert. They were married on Dec. 28, 1950 in Kinsley, Kan. They were blessed with four children, six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Betty enjoyed her role as a full time wife, mother and grandmother, and also worked for periods as a bookkeeper at Edward D. Jones and as secretary at her church, Trinity Episcopal. She loved to read, sew, travel, cook, and garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Clyde J. Hiebert, her parents, and great-grandson, Curtis Easton Shipman.
She is survived by her: four children, Deborah (Larry) Burrows of Augusta, Denise (Rex) Irwin of Wichita, Shelley (Jack) Shipman of El Dorado and Greg (Teresa) Hiebert of El Dorado; six grandchildren, Amy Shipman, Jacqueline Irwin, Allison (Phil) Bradley, Eric (Shelbi) Shipman, Matt Hiebert and Daniel Hiebert; five great-grandchildren, Sydney Shipman, Benjamin Bradley, Emma Bradley, Aniyah Shipman and Isaiah Shipman; her brother Bruce (Judy) Voran; and nephew Mike Voran.
A memorial has been established with Trinity Episcopal Church of El Dorado. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Betty at www.carlsoncolonial.com.