BETTY MAE THACKER, 85
Betty Mae Thacker, 85, passed away Monday, December 16, 2019 in Ellsworth. She was born June 14, 1934 in Creighton, MO to Riley and Jaunita (Paul) Wheeldon.
Betty married Dwight Thacker on November 22, 1963 in WaKeeney, KS. As a resident of Lucas, Betty attended the Lucas United Methodist Church and was a cook at the K-18 Café.
Betty is survived by her husband, Dwight of Lucas; daughter, Susan Whye of Topeka; son, Rick Thacker (Pamela) of Canal Winchester, OH; grandchildren, Michael Novak (Janet), Sandy and Michelle Thacker, and Alyssa and Karessa Whye; great grandchildren, Hannah and Colton Thacker, Kailyn and Carter White, and Ethan and Sarah Novak; special children, Ann and Andy Ridinger and their children, Jenna and Evelyn Sinnot and Drew Ridinger; brothers, Bob Wheeldon (Sherry) and David Wheeldon; sister, Ella Marie Hudson (Harold); and her beloved dog, Buddy. She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Joseph Thacker; and several brothers and sisters.
Betty had chosen cremation. Services will be planned at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Lucas United Methodist Church, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS 67439.
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