etty Jane Kusler, 88, of Sabetha died Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. She was born on July 10, 1925 the daughter of Shedrick Riley Timmons and Viola (Baxter) Timmons at Bellvue, Kansas.
Betty completed 14 years of general education and later returned to Kansas City Kansas Community College to complete a degree in secretarial/business. She continued working at the college after graduation.
In Betty’s younger years she attended Stony Point Christian Church and years later attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. During her most recent eight years in Sabetha, she was part of the Bern Apostolic Christian Church family.
In 1943, she married Gilbert L. Kusler in Muncie, Kansas and they had seven children, Russell L. Kusler, Ronald L. Kusler, Karen L. Johnson, Darlene Kay Donaldson, Gilbert L. Kusler, Jr., Betty Darlene Meyer and Nicola D. Kusler.
Betty is survived by two sons, Russell L. Kusler of Longmont, Colorado and Gilbert L. Kusler, Jr. of Brownville, Mississippi; four daughters, Karen L. Johnson of Caney, Kansas, Darlene Kay Donaldson of Longmont, Colorado, Betty Darlene Meyer of Bern, Kansas and Nicola D. Kusler of Berthoud, Colorado. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert L. Kusler and one son, Ronald L. Kusler.
Betty’s legacy of love and life in Jesus Christ will be passed on to the 16 grandchildren and two great great grandchildren both in the life she shared with some and in the stories of courage and faith that filled her life.
She was loved as Granny by many who had the privilege to know her and learn the depth of love God gave her to share. In the face of many struggles that this world tossed her way she continued to find strength in her God and ultimately overflowed with joy and love for those around her. Granny will be greatly missed. We rejoice that through Jesus Christ even in death she has been victorious. We love you Granny!
Memorial services will be Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Home Chapel in Sabetha. The inurnment will be made in the Chapel Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas. Memorial contributions can be made to the Apostolic Christian Home sent in care of Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha.