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Betty M. Cummings

January 13, 2019

Betty M. Cummings, 78, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the St. Marys Manor.
She was born July 18, 1940 in Topeka the daughter of Oscar H. and Charlotte A. Hurla Bixby. She graduated from Rossville High School and lived in the Rossville community many years before moving to St. Marys.
She had worked at the Rossville Valley Manor several years. Betty was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys, and St. Stanislaus Catholic Church while living in Rossville. She was an amateur radio operator (NNVW). Betty made many wonderful friends while living at St. Marys Manor.
On November 26, 1960 she was united in marriage to Eric H. Hinterweger at Rossville. He died December 15, 1998. She later married Leonard L. Cummings on October 21, 2000 in St. Marys. He died March 6, 2018. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a son, Danny Hinterweger on August 16, 2016.
Survivors include two sons, Jim (Jan) Hinterweger, Lebo and Mike (Lisa) Hinterweger, Overbrook; step sons, Bob (Kathy) Cummings, Belvue, Tim Cummings, Wamego and Mike (Melissa) Cummings in Florida; her daughter, Cindy (Kasey) Priddy, Silver Lake; step daughters, Lorye (Charlie) Armstrong, Wamego and Lisa (Aaron) Lyman, Topeka; sisters, Teresa Miller, Genevieve Jenssen and Patricia Bixby all of Rossville, 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment will be in the Rossville Cemetery. Betty will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until the rosary at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Piper Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Marys Manor Bus Fund or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536. Online condolence may be sent to www.piperfuneral home.com.

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9 thoughts on “Betty M. Cummings

  1. Dear Bixby family members,
    I’m so sorry to read of Betty’s passing. May God give you comfort at this time of grief.
    Our love to Teresa and Genivieve .Joe & Pauline Conley

  2. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Betty and her family. She was a good friend and a very sweet person. I loved visiting with her at the manor. She will be missed.

  3. So sorry for your family’s loss. Betty always had a smile on her face when I saw her. She was a sweet person. Prayers for your family.

  4. Teresa so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of spending time together and riding to school. God will give you strength during this difficult time. Sincere sympathy to all.

  5. To the Family,
    There are no words powerful enough to express sorrow for your loss. By dying for us Jesus also paved the way so that one day soon we will no longer experience the pain of losing our loved ones to that ugly enemy death.(1 Corinthians 15:26)
    In the meantime, even though the pain of loss through death may sometimes seem insurmountable, rest assured that God will give you the strength necessary to endure the coming months (Psalm 46:1). Please accept my deepest sympathy and sincere condolences.

  6. Betty and I were childhood neighbors, and rode the school bus together…she always had a sweet smile….I extend my sincere sympathy to all of you…
    Charlotte Kling

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