Helen Betz Kampschroeder

Services for Helen Betz Kampschroeder, 76, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Kampschroeder died Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born July 26, 1934 in Glen Elder, the daughter of Perry and Mary Spurlock Betz. She attended Kansas University.
Mrs. Kampschroeder worked as a linotype operator for the Lawrence Journal-World, read and typed braille for Audio Reader, and retired as an independent proofreader for Allen Press. She was a member of AARP and was a sponsor for the Special Olympics and MADD.

She married Walter George Kampschroeder Jr. on July 4, 1959, in Danforth Chapel at KU. He died Aug. 1, 2005.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and George Betz, and two sisters, Katy Betz and Enza Betz.

Survivors include two sons, Karlin Kampschroeder, Lawrence, and Daryl Kampschroeder, Overland Park; a brother, Perry Betz Jr., Glen Elder; two sisters, Mary Duroche, Minneapolis, Minn., and Martha Butel, Overbrook; and two grandchildren, Maddison and Emma Kampschroeder.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The family suggests memorials to Caregivers Home Health, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.