Betty Dorothy Pollom, 96, Bonner Springs: May 24, 1927 – Nov. 12, 2023 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Betty Dorothy Pollom, 96, Bonner Springs: May 24, 1927 – Nov. 12, 2023

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. – Betty Dorothy (Weiss) Pollom, 96, passed away Nov. 12, 2023. Betty was born May 24, 1927, in Quenemo, Kan. She was the only daughter of Albert and Marie (Bachert) Weiss.

She was baptized June 16, 1927, at Zion Lutheran Church, Vassar, Kan., and confirmed at a Lutheran church in East Prussia, Germany.

In 1936, after the death of her father, Betty, her mother and her two brothers, Arno and Herbert, moved to Labiau, East Prussia, Germany. Betty and her mother fled from the Russians in January 1945.

They returned to America after World War II and lived in Topeka, Kan. This is where she met Roy Donald Pollom. Betty and Roy were married at St Paul Lutheran Church, April 14, 1957. They moved to Bonner Springs, Kan., and lived in the same house on Allcutt Street for more than 50 years.

In June 2011, Betty moved to Henderson, Colo., where she lived with her daughter and family. On her 90th birthday she moved into Brighton Care Center, where she lived until her death. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Brighton, Colo.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, parents, and both brothers.

Survivors include a son, Tim Pollom and daughter-in-law, Cheri; daughter, Doreen Pollom Davis and son-in-law, Don; grandchildren, Victoria, Courtney, Aubrie, Kylie and Garrett; great-granddaughters, Amyiah, Adelaide and Roxie; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Alden Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences can be left at

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