Betty J. Alexander, 88


Betty J. Alexander, 88, of Newton and formerly of Olney, died Saturday, January 16, 2016, in Newton.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 19 at Kistler-Patterson Funeral Home in Olney. Burial will follow services in Crest Haven Memorial Park in rural Claremont. Visitation will be two hours before service time at the funeral home.

Betty was born January 6, 1928, in Crawford County, the daughter of Clayton T. and Minnie Helen (Mitchner) Michael. She married Roy Alexander on November 2, 1947, in Oblong. He preceded her in death on July 3, 1994.

Betty belonged to a bowling league for many years in Olney. She enjoyed crocheting and reading. Betty took pleasure in traveling.

She is survived by a son, Dr. Jack (Julia) Alexander, of Bradenton, Florida; two daughters, Pamela (Gary) Schultz, of Elberfeld, Indiana, and Jan (Bob) Klier, of Newton; grandchildren, Ben Alexander and Michelle, Leanna Schultz and Jason Calderon, Arminda Klier and Will Fu, and Doug Klier; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Natalie Alexander; brother, Gary Michael; and several nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Florence Patterson, Delores McKinney, Audrey Ikemier, and Rosalee Crampton.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences may be left at

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