Betty McAleer

  • Born: November 2, 1924
  • Died: March 18, 2014
  • Location: Overland Park, Kansas

Johnson County Funeral Chapel and Cemetery

11200 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

Tel. (913) 451-1860

Tribute & Message From The Family


Betty Hale McAleer, 89, Overland Park, KS, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Kansas City Hospice House.

Betty was raised in Kansas City Missouri but lived most of her life in Overland Park. She worked at Sinclair Oil Company and the American Heart Association but preferred her role as a full time mother. Betty was an avid golfer and loved to travel with her family.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Thomas M. McAleer. She is survived by daughters Beverly (Marc) Craven, Barbara McAleer, and Brenda (Robert) Estell. She was a wonderful grandmother to Thomas (Andra) Craven, Timothy (Angie) Craven, Madison and Michael Estell and many nieces and nephews that she adored.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kansas City Hospice or the American Heart Association.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 12251 Antioch, Overland Park, KS. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at the church. Burial will follow the service at Johnson County Memorial Gardens, 11200 Metcalf.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I'm sorry for your loss and sorry I was not here to help celebrate Betty's life. Friends tell me it was beautiful. Happy memories to you all,
Sandy Groth

Posted by A friend   March 24, 2014

My wife Linda and I met Betty at her birthday last year and loved her passion for the Kansas Jayhawks. We will miss her at Lamar Court, assisted living especially being greeted with Rock Challk Jayhawks. Our condolence goes out to her family. She was a beautiful person

Posted by Bill Voelker - Overland Park, KS - friend   March 22, 2014

I am sorry to hear about the passing of Betty. I will always remember her inviting me into the family with open arms and a wonderful smile. My thoughts are with at this difficult time.

Dale

Posted by Dale Darr - MO   March 21, 2014

BEVERLY, BARB BRENDA, IAM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT BETTY OUR FAMILIES HAD A LOT OF FUN WHEN WE WERE YOUNGER DOWN AT THE LAKE, ALOT OF LAUGHS. YOU ALL ARE IN DOUGS ANDMY PRAYERS.
LOVE SUE COX

Posted by A friend   March 20, 2014

Brenda, I'm so sorry about your mother's passing. She was a sweet lady, and always kind to me.

My Deepest Sympathy
Pam

Posted by Pam MacNaughton - Prairie Village, KS   March 20, 2014

Bev, I was sorry to see that your mother passed away. It was always so much fun to be at your home when we were in high school. Both of your parents were so warm and welcoming. I'm thinking about you and your family at this difficult time.

Posted by Debby (Burns) Daniels - family friend   March 20, 2014

Mother, we love you and will miss you everyday! We take comfort in the fact that you are dancing once again with your true love---Dad!

Posted by Beverly - Stilwell, KS - Daughter   March 20, 2014

Bev and family, so very sorry to hear of the passing of "Grandma Betty". Loved visiting with her at all of the "boys" activities. I know this leaves a big empty space in your life. Please know I am and will be thinking of you in th following days.

Posted by Kay Harrison - Bella Vista, AR   March 19, 2014