OBITUARY

Betty Lou Wood

December 5, 1928May 16, 2018

BETTY LOU KUTCHKA was born December 5, 1928 in Luling, Texas to Ella Mae Walker and John Henry Kutchka, the youngest of three children. Her childhood was happy with her father a beloved member of the community and mom the center of the family.

Betty met the love of her life, Don Wood, a blessed memory, and married in July, 1948. They raised their family in Conroe and Houston. Betty enjoyed a long career as a bookkeeper with Colonial Coins.

Betty (and Don) spent their retirement years in New Braunfels, Hondo, Houston, Dallas and Katy, Texas.

Betty always enjoyed spending time with close friends and family, who will miss her every day. Family members will remember her disposition, her traditional family recipes (chicken & dumplings and cornbread dressing) and beautiful artwork.

Surviving relatives include daughter Brenda (and Jack) Hendlmyer of Houston and Don (and Beth) Wood of Dallas. Grandchildren Denise (and Lara O’Toole) Hendlmyer, Laura Hendlmyer, Reese Wood and Walker Wood. Great-granddaughter Lucy Hendel-O'Toole.

A Graveside Service will be held Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00 am at Comal Cemetery in New Braunfels, Texas.

Services

  • Graveside Service Monday, May 21, 2018
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Grace York

May 19, 2018

Betty. Yvonne. Brenda
At Brenda's bridal shower.

Grace York

May 19, 2018

There's only 2000 characters allowed to share a memory. I have thousands of amazing fun memories with this fun, classy woman. I could come back here with pictures, poems and stories every day.. and still wouldn't touch the surface of her amazingness! To sum it here. Laughter. Warmth. Happiness. Class. Tata my mommas bff.. I love you Grace deDon Wood

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

BETTY LOU KUTCHKA was born December 5, 1928 in Luling, Texas to Ella Mae Walker and John Henry Kutchka, the youngest of three children. Her childhood was happy with her father a beloved member of the community and mom the center of the family.


Betty met the love of her life, Don Wood and married in July, 1948. They raised their family in Conroe and Houston. Betty enjoyed a long career as a bookkeeper with Colonial Coins.


Betty (and Don) spent their retirement years in New Braunfels, Hondo, Houston, Dallas and Katy, Texas.


Betty always enjoyed spending time with close friends and family, who will miss her every day. Family members will remember her disposition, her traditional family recipes (chicken & dressing and cornbread dressing) and beautiful artwork.


Surviving relatives include daughter Brenda (and Jack) Hendlmyer of Houston and Don (and Beth) Wood of Dallas. Grandchildren Denise (and Lara O’Toole) Hendlmyer, Laura Hendlmyer, Reese Wood and Walker Wood. Great-granddaughter Lucy O’Hendl.