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Betty Jean Surprise

Time: None

Visitation Location:

Date: Monday, August 29, 2022
Time: Graveside 11:00 AM

Service Location:
Fort Scott National Cemetery
900 E National Ave
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Fort Scott National Cemetery


Betty was born January 13, 1926 to William and Maude Bouse at Halls Summit, KS, one of eight children. Betty married Daniel H. Surprise on June 18, 1945 in Kingman, KS. They were blessed with one son and three daughters. Betty and her children traveled many miles with her husband, U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sargent, Retired. They finally made their home in Cedar Springs, MO. After Dan’s death, Betty moved from their farm to a Senior Living apartment in El Dorado Springs, MO.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, all her siblings, their son and one grandson.

She is survived by 3 daughters; Pauline “Polly” Henderson – Mayflower, AR, Linda and Bob Ross – Stilwell, KS – Barbara and Keith Archambeau – Independence, MO; and family as follows grandchildren; Billy & Danny; Jacob & Chad (Officiant); James, Bobby & Chris; Brandy & Jason; great-grandchildren – Brittany; Brianna & Balee; Savannah & Jacob; Sydney, Sam & Jesse; Tristan & Ashlyn; Jade, Nova, Jasper & Zenna; Shayla; Alexis, Esperanza, McKalya, Aubry; Dustin; and great-great grandchildren – Brody and Cooper.

She touched many lives & will be missed by all.

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