Betty Lou Faber

Betty Lou Faber, 70, Harrisburg, South Dakota, died Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Betty Lou Moss, was born Dec. 21, 1946, to Albert and Henrietta (De Boer) Moss in Sioux Center, Iowa. The family lived near Carmel, Iowa, until Betty was six. They then moved to Luverne. She graduated from Southwest Christian High School in Edgerton.

On May 24, 1966, she married Larry Faber. Soon after their marriage she followed Larry’s United States Navy service to San Diego, California, for six months. She returned home when he was deployed overseas. When Larry returned, they lived in Sioux Falls for many years. They moved to Michigan for 10 years, returning to Sioux Falls in 1998. Betty worked for Ameristar Realty as administrative assistant.

She was an active church member and volunteered extensively through the Stephen Ministry. She either led or attended Bible studies for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending their events. She enjoyed playing cards or watching Sioux Falls Christian sporting events, especially basketball and volleyball.

She is survived by her husband, Larry, Harrisburg; two sons, Joel (Cassie) Faber, Walnut Creek, California, and Jeff (Christy) Faber, Nicaragua; a daughter, Jody Kooiman, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; seven grandchildren, Katie (Joel Woudstra) Faber, Sioux Center, Iowa, Stacey, Branden, and Rachelle Faber, all of Nicaragua, and Ethan, Addison, and Carson Faber, all of Walnut Creek, California; four siblings, Thelma (Gary) Baker, Leota, Linda Vollan, Brookings, South Dakota, and Neal (Char) Moss and Jake (Cheryl) Moss, all of Luverne; her brothers-in-law, Marvin (Deanna) Faber, Alvord, Iowa, and Gordon (Sue) Faber, Rock Rapids, Iowa; her sisters-in-law, Dawn Moss, Luverne, Alvina (Howard) Krikke, Sheldon, and Lynda Faber, Worthing, South Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Bradley Moss; a son-in-law, Stacey Kooiman; her brothers-in-law John Vollan and Wendell Faber; and a sister-in-law, Noreen Moss.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Gift of Life Transplant House in Rochester, Stephens Ministry at First Christian Reformed Church, or to the Sioux Falls Christian School for a scholarship in Betty’s name.

Arrangements were by George Boom Funeral Home of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, www.georgeboom.com.

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