Betty Louise Boss, 89, Osage City: Nov. 7, 1932 – March 17, 2022 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Betty Louise Boss, 89, Osage City: Nov. 7, 1932 – March 17, 2022

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Betty L. Boss, 89, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022, at University of Kansas Health System-St. Francis Campus, Topeka, Kan. Betty Louise Bohannan was born Nov. 7, 1932, in Cedar Vale, Kan., the daughter of Newton Franklin and Mabel Izetta (Lister) Bohannan.

She graduated from Cedar Vale High School in 1950.

She was joined together in marriage to Floyd Chester Boss Sr., July 25, 1951, in San Diego, Calif. To this union, four children were born, Debra, Chet, Larry, and Tina.

In her early years, Betty worked as a secretary at the school in Cedar Vale. She later worked at the Benner-Williams furniture store as an interior decorator. When the store closed, Betty owned and operated her own antique store called The Attic. She loved anything antique or collectible, was an avid garage saler, and loved filling Christmas sacks for her family with all of her special buys.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Red Hat Society, and former member of the Osage City Chamber of Commerce.

Betty will forever be cherished and remembered by her husband, Floyd Sr., of the home; two daughters, Debra Boss, Topeka, and Tina (Nolan) Boss-McIver, Council Grove, Kan.; a son, Larry Boss, Osage City, Kan.; and 28 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; four brothers; and her son, Floyd Chester Boss Jr.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, March 21, at the Community Covenant Church, Osage City. Graveside services will follow at 3 p.m. at Cedar Creek Cemetery, west of Cedar Vale.

Memorial contributions can be made to Osage County Senior Center, Osage City, or People’s Place, Cedar Vale, and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences can be left at

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