Betty Jean Stallman, 99 of Norway died Thursday, December 1, 2022 at St. Luke's Hospice in Cedar Rapids. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Jude Catholic Church by Rev. Nicholas March. Burial: St. Michael's Cemetery, Norway. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Teahen Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. on Friday at the church.

Betty is survived by her children Gary Stallman (Nancy) of Norway, Diane Koopman of Cedar Rapids, Richard (Ginger) Stallman of Norway, and Julie Stallman (Bob) of Cedar Rapids; eight grandchildren Heather King (Troy), Shannon (Cari) Stallman, Shane Stallman, Shannon and Shane's mother Debbie, Jennifer (Joel) Hansen, Jeremy (Amelia) Driscoll, Stone (Marie) Stallman, Parker (Kelsey) Stallman and Calvin (Danielle) Voelker; eight great grandchildren, Blake (Julie) Stallman, Jaden, Kelsey, Kaitlyn Stallman, Jacob and Joshua Hansen, Jules and Maverick Driscoll; great great grandchild Kingston Hansen with two on the way; brother Dennis Rosdail of Carroll.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband Richard "Dick" Stallman; daughter and son-in-law Nancy and James Haberle; step-son Donald Peacock; son-in-law Theodore Koopman; granddaughter Jacqueline Voelker; brother Donald Rosdail; sisters Mary Gerhold Neuhaus, and Janet Schanbacher.

Betty was born on October 26, 1923 the daughter of Calvin and Opal (Tow) Rosdail in Cedar Rapids. Betty attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She married Richard "Dick" Stallman on April 18, 1944 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Fairfax.

Betty enjoyed being a farm wife in the town of Norway where her Husband Richard (Dick) Farmed for most of their lives until his death in 1984 and when crops were finished, they loved to venture to Arizona to visit Family. She also enjoyed working time to time at Hope's Bridal Boutique. After her husband's death you would find her enjoying many outings with her 4 close friends known at the Golden Girls, spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Betty spent lot of the time in Georgia with Daughter, Nancy, enjoying the beauty of Lake Lanier. During Betty's later years she lived with and was cared for by Daughters, Diane and Julie, splitting her stay between the two of them. Betty was the heart of our Family; she will be missed dearly. We were so blessed to have her with us as long as we did.

Instead of flowers, memorial may be directed to St. Luke's Hospice or the Norway American Legion Post #234.

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