Betty Jean Upah, 88

Betty Jean Upah, 88, of Toledo, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Premier Estates of Toledo under the care of Iowa River Hospice. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 20, 2017, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tama with Father Michael Mescher as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Tama. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017, from 5-7 PM at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with a Vigil Service and Rosary at 7 PM.

Survivors include three children: Teresa Ann (Kenneth) Degner, of Traer, Duane (Gail) Upah, of Clutier, and Sylvester (Karen) Upah Jr., of Ames; Betty was blessed with six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Maxine Upah, of Tama, and Elaine Upah, of Garwin; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial fund has been established.