Services for Betty Bosze, 90, of Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey -Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence.
She died on Sunday July 19, 2015 of natural causes at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
She was born March 23,1925, in Topeka, the daughter of Harry and Ann Spaulding. She grew up in Topeka and she graduated from Seaman High School in Topeka, KS.
She married Ilert Avey, they divorced. She married Bill Bosze in 1961, he preceded her in death.
She is survived by a brother, Nelson Spaulding, (Fern), daughter, Jane Landmark (Victor Heffner), son, Jerry Avey (Donna), stepchildren Connie Spitz (Owen – deceased), Joan Gish (Bob), Jim Rainwater (Barb- deceased), Pam Herzog,
7 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren ( 1-deceased), 2 great-great grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren, 44 step great-grandchildren, 11 step great-great grandchildren.
She worked at Weavers Department Store in the 1960’s and 70’s.
Things Betty enjoyed: #1 she loved to shop,(particularly at KOHLS), her fashion and shoes were very important to her. Reading (romance and westerns), bowling, dancing, playing cards (pinochle and pitch), bingo, she loved going to the casinos (one-armed bandits). She also had a fondness for taking care of flowers and plants. She was an animal lover and had many different dogs over the years. She liked sporty cars and convertibles. Traveling the USA, often times to visit with family. Her favorite food was chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes, and she loved her coffee. She was a Snicker-a-holic.
After Bill died in 2010 she has been living in a few different assisted living homes, the most recent being Tanglewood in Topeka.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Humane Society can be made through Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.