Betty J. Clubb Hammes Conkity



Betty J. Clubb Hammes Conkity was born August 4, 1926 near Harper, Iowa, the daughter of Carl and Edna (Fixmer) Clubb. On August 19, 1944 Betty was united in marriage to Leon F. Hammes. Leon died in 1972. On August 12, 1977 Betty was united in marriage to Omar Conkity. Betty, 91, died on Monday, January 29, 2018, at her home in rural Harper. Betty is survived by six children: Linda Anderson of Warsaw, Ill.; Larry Hammes of Kansas City, Mo.; Mary Jane Hammes of Harper; Jack Hammes of Keota; Becki Lacey of Wahoo, Neb.; C. Michael Hammes of Washington; three step-children: Wayne Conkity of Harper; Christine Bouslog of South English; Rosemary Flynn of Keota; two sisters and two brothers.


Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 at Holy Trinity Parish - St. Mary Catholic Church in Keota. Burial will be in the Holy Trinity Parish - Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in rural Harper. A Vigil and Rosary service will be held at 3:30 p.m. followed by visitation from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Powell Funeral Home in Keota. Visit for more information

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