Betty F. (Reynolds) Kuhl

Oct 24, 2019
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Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at Grace Reformed Church


Visitation is 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Monday, October 28, 2019, at Locke Funeral Home


Memorial Park Cemetery


Memorials to Grace Reformed Church or Cedar Valley Hospice


Betty F. (Reynolds) Kuhl, 90, of Waterloo, died at Friendship Village Retirement Center on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

She was born January 13, 1929, in Waverly, daughter of John and Ada Sutcliffe Burroughs and graduated from Allison High School in 1947. 

Betty married Donald “Bud” K. Reynolds on May 28, 1950, in Clarksville; he died February 10, 1983. She then married Melvin A. Kuhl on August 10, 1996, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua; he died October 27, 2001. 

She and Bud owned and operated Quick Delivery & Transfer from 1960 until her retirement in 1993 after 33 years in operation.

She was a member of Grace Reformed Church in Waterloo and active in Women of Grace. She was a past member of the Iowa Movers Association and was an American Red Ball agent. 

She was a talented gardener and enjoyed her flowers. Betty loved her family, treasured time spent with her grandchildren, and loved the Lord.

Betty is survived by four daughters: Sandy (Jim) Kopriva of Clutier‚ Cindy (Beth) Reynolds of Ithaca‚ NY, Sonia Hayek of Toledo‚ IA, and Sue (J.R.) Reed of White Fish Bay‚ WI; nine grandchildren: April (Wayde) Krebsbach of Clutier, Jolene (Kip) Manibhai of Suwanee, GA, Keri Kopriva of Clutier, Krista (Vince) Walker of Cedar Falls, Danial (Lauren) Hayek of Roach, MO, Seth Hayek of New York, NY, Micah (Amici) Hayek, Nevada, Kelsey Reed of  Middleton, Wisconsin, and Ashley Reed of New York, New York; seven great grandchildren: Faith Eisele, Daelyn Powell, Dacey Powell, Conner Manibhai, Riley Manibhai, Marah Walker, and Fraya Hayek; a great-great grandchild, Hadley Eisele; and a sister in law, Arlene Burroughs of Kansas. 

She is preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; three brothers, John, Wendell and Roger Burroughs; two sisters in law, Lois and Rose; and a son in law, Frank Hayek. 

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  1. Jane Annett | Oct 28, 2019

    To all of the Reynolds girls and their families.  I am so sorry for your loss of Betty.  I have fond memories of your whole family growing up next door to you.  Your mom was a wonderful lady but I am sure you know that.  I remember fondly playing in the sandbox and seeing your dad in his dark green uniform coming home from work.  I have always admired your moms wonderful humor and beautiful smile.  From the Morris kids to the Reynolds kids, I hope that the memories sustain you at this time.  She passed at the same age as our mom.  

    Jane Morris Annett

  2. Craig Burroughs | Oct 27, 2019

    i cannot remember much now .. But I think that it was the backyard at 1320 Forest Ave (?) in Waterloo where we used to have great times with all of the Reynold's Daughters ..

    Your Mom and Our Aunt Betty allowed us to have fun, get sweaty and dirty and was often called on to act as mediator and peacekeeper ... Thinking of Our Aunt and All of You duringthis most difficult time ... 

  3. Claudia Keh | Oct 25, 2019
    Auntie Betty— my favorite auntie! I’ll always remember her coming to the farm to see me (and my three boys)when we’d be back for the summer. She actually got Sonia and my silliness and would laugh along with us. I will miss my auntie, but I know where she is and I’ll see her again!

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