Betty Jean McAndrews(1930 - 2012)

Betty Jean McAndrews


Betty McAndrews, 82, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center.

Betty was born on September 17, 1930 in Clinton, Iowa to Charles and Irene Moss. She was a resident of Altoona for most of her life. Betty was an East High graduate. She married James Richard McAndrews and took great pride in being a wife, mother, and homemaker. Betty enjoyed watching horse racing and kept her mind sharp by doing daily crossword puzzles and word jumbles.

Betty is survived by her sons, Steve McAndrews and wife Gwen and Douglas McAndrews and wife Judy; brother, James Moss; grandchildren, Katie and wife Lucy, Kerry and wife Janese, Devin, Michael, and Kiley; and great-grandchildren, Natalie, Emineance, Kailynn, and Haylin. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Irene Moss; husband, James McAndrews; and step-father, John "Mel" Hunter.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2012 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street. Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 20 at Visitation Catholic Church, 1271 E 9th Street. There will be a committal ceremony at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be directed to , P.O. Box 65664, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265 or

Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon St Des Moines, IA 50309

Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 18, 2012