Betty Elaine Malec

Betty Elaine Malec, 81, of Leavenworth, died, Thursday, June 16, 2016. She was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Waldron, Mo., the daughter of Floyd and Mildred (Tennison) Jones.

Betty Elaine Malec

On Sept. 15, 1954, Betty married Michael Malec in Leavenworth. He preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents and two sons, James Howard Malec and Randy Scott Malec.

Betty is survived by three sons, Michael Malec, Glenn (Rita) Malec and Stephen Malec; four daughter, Jean Malec, Janet Cox, Judy (John) Knight and Carol (Steve) Perrin; a brother, Dennis (Claudia) Jones; a sister, Marion Weinke; and many grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She worked as a medication aide at Medicalodge for over 30 years. After retiring, Betty worked at her daughters daycare where she was known as “Grandma Betty” to all the kids.

Betty loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed playing cards and darts.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Special Olympics.