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Betty Lou Kiekhafer, 68, of Colfax, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

Betty was born on August 2, 1949, in Chippewa Falls, WI, to Clarence and Marian Tuschl. She married Gordon “Gordy” Kiekhafer on June 10, 1967.

She was a wonderful, thoughtful person, loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved playing pool, reading and spending time with family. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Betty is survived by her husband, Gordon Kiekhafer; 4 sons, Kenneth, Timothy (Jeannett), Kevin (Sally), and Corey Kiekhafer; 1 daughter, Gena Kiekhafer; sister, Linda (Jay) Morrison; brother, Ron (Connie) Tuschl; mother, Marian Trent; grandchildren, Mitchell, Dillon, Devon, Cole, Braden, Matthew, and Sheyanne; sisters-in-law, Cindy Tuschl and Linda Nofsinger Tuschl; brother-in-law, Patrick Trepania; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Tuschl; brothers, Jim and David Tuschl; and sister, Diane Trepania.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Sampson Funeral Home, 1017 E. Railroad Ave, Colfax, WI, with Pastor Ron Wik officiating. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hill Grove Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff at Eau Claire Luther Mayo Hospital for their exceptional and loving care and support.