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Betty Joann (Hinshaw) Modlin

April 18, 1941 ~ August 18, 2019 (age 78)


Betty Joann Modlin, 78, of Kellogg, died on Sunday, August 18, 2019, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital.  A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, August 22, at the Rock Creek Cemetery.  Memorials to Jasper County Nutrition may be left at the graveside or at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory.

Betty, the daughter of Homer “Bud” and Velma (Johnson) Hinshaw, was born on April 18, 1941.  She graduated from Kellogg High School and Cosmetology School in Des Moines.  Betty was united in marriage with Hoy Modlin and they made their lifelong home in Kellogg.  Betty enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and watching football.

Betty is survived by her children, Dr. Josh (Karie) Modlin of Urbandale and Lori Wearmouth of Newton; grandchildren, Tai Graf, Kendra Cupples, and Gracyn Modlin; many great-grandchildren including Luke and Isaac Andrew; and her brother, Roger (Joan) Hinshaw of Newton.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hoy Modlin; daughter, Molly Moore; grandson, Brendan O’Brien; three brothers, Gary “Tuff” Hinshaw, Robert “Hoop” Hinshaw, and Gerald “Babe” Hinshaw; and her significant other, Cass Sharp. 

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Graveside Service
August 22, 2019

11:30 AM
Rock Creek Cemetery
4254 Jewel St
Kellogg, IA 50135

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