Donaldson, Betty L. 1926-2022 | Obituary

Betty L. Donaldson, 95, of Atchison, went to heaven on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Atchison Senior Village surrounded by her loving family.

Betty was born June 9, 1926 in Atchison, daughter of Kenneth and Pearl (See) Keithline.

She graduated from Atchison High School in 1944.

She was married to George Wm. Bill Donaldson on July 9, 1944 in Troy, Kansas. Mr Donaldson predeceased her on April 23, 2015.

She was a housewife and housewife. Betty was a member of First Christian Church where she served as a deacon, elder, outreach chair, member of the Christian Womens Fellowship, Worship Committee, Christian Womens Association, and Independence Valley Club. She enjoyed sewing, crosswords, reading, raising flowers in her garden, dogs, birds, fishing, and dancing with her husband.

Survivors include: two sons, Dennis (Monica) Donaldson, Atchison and Pat (Patty) Donaldson, Effingham, Kansas; five grandchildren: Brent (Ticia) Donaldson, Eric (Lorrie) Donaldson, Erica (Rob) Bradshaw, Natalie (Scott) Hayes and Amanda (John) Schermetzler; eight great-grandchildren; Cole, Ella, Holt, Nicholas, Alexis, Olivia, Ava, and Emma; and two step-great-grandchildren, Blayke (Brycen) and Riley; and two dear friends, Carolyn Campbell and Vi Garvin.

His parents; husband; and a sister, Kay Lauck, predeceased her.

Funeral Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at First Christian Church. Burial at Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison.

Visiting from 10 to 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church Choir Fund, Atchison Humane Society or Northeast Kansas Multi-County Hospice and may be sent to the care of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, which is making arrangements.

Condolences to the family can be left online at As published in the Atchison Globe.

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