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Betty's Life Story
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" was born August 10, 1929, to George "Curly" and Ann (Constant) Nemechek. She graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa with the Class of 1947 and married Glen "Pete" Tyler, Sr. in 1948. She worked for Traveler's Insurance, the WDM Express, Tupperware Warehouse Office, Iowa Realty and as a bookkeeper for the Tyler Refuse. Betty was very active in the Nazarene church, serving as a choir director, teacher and soloist. She lived in the West Des Moines area most of her life, living in Altoona and residing most recently in Norwalk.
Betty died peacefully in her sleep Friday, October 11, 2019 at her home in Norwalk where she's resided these past ten years. She lived 90 years, two months, and one day. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; 6 siblings; two grandsons, Shad Harker and Tad Tyler Harker.
She is survived by her five children, Mary (Ed) Wiesing, Glen Jr. (Julie) Tyler, Lori (Dan) Miller, Brenda (Tony) Laurie, and Stephen (Jamie) Tyler; 10 grandchildren, Brandie Avery, Sabrina Jondal, Donald Miller, Courtney Brewer, Travis Jondal, Rachel Shaffer, Haley Shaw, Ashley Blaisdell, Joshua Tyler, Jeremy Tyler and Gabrielle Tyler; and 19 great-grandchildren.