Bettie Mae Van Amburg, 80, of Norwalk, Iowa passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at MercyOne Johnston Hospice Care in Johnston, Iowa. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Visitation will be held one hour prior, beginning 1:00 PM at the chapel. Burial will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery: Garden of Tranquility Section.
Bettie was born on March 30, 1942, in Stanwood, Iowa the daughter of Earl and Ada Mae (Harmon) Achey. After graduation she was united in marriage to Virgle Van Amburg on December 30, 1967. Bettie worked as an operating room tech for 15 years, a school bus driver for Prairie School District for 15 years and a cook for the Norwalk School District. She enjoyed playing card games, being in the kitchen, crossword puzzles, caring for her plants and flowers, shopping, and spending time with her family. Bettie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her so deeply.
Bettie is survived by her husband, Virgle Van Amburg, of Norwalk, IA; son, David (Kathy) Van Amburg of Norwalk, IA; three granddaughters, Hailey Van Amburg age 30, Samantha Schnoor age 22, and Sarah Van Amburg age 19; and a sister, Karen Dennis of Clarence, IA; and other loving extended family members.
She was preceded by her parents; a son, Philip Van Amburg; and two brothers, Bob and Richard Achey.
Memorials may be directed to the family.