Betty M. Garmoe

Betty M. Garmoe

August 22, 1932 - May 24, 2021

Betty M. Garmoe, 88, of Boone and formerly of Salem and New London communities passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021, in the Hearthstone Unit of the Eastern Star and Masonic Home in Boone, Iowa.

Betty was born on August 22, 1932, at Homer, Iowa the daughter of Fred Oliver and Mildred (Pardoe) Manke. She attended school in Mt. Pleasant and High School in Stratford, Iowa. Betty was united in marriage to Emmett Garmoe on April 7, 1951, in Iowa City, he preceded her in death on March 11, 1992. Betty was a caring lady who helped care for several people over the years, she also was a caring mother and wife. Betty was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Congregation.

She is survived by her children, William Dean (Julia) Garmoe of Glenwood, Iowa, James Michael (Vicky) Garmoe of Vancouver, Washington and Rebecca Maxine (Ahmad) Abu-Hawash of Ames, Iowa, her grandchildren, Patrick, Nicklous, Jennifer, Dallien, Dylan, Mary, Kiara and Jaslyn, her great grandchildren, Joey, Cameron, Jackson, James, Blake and Felicity.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter, Bonita Holtkamp.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Oakland Mills Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association in her memory.

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