Elizabeth “Betty” Isabel Skalsky
Elizabeth “Betty” Isabel Skalsky, 87, of rural Ely, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Her body was cremated and private family burial services were held at Rogers Grove Cemetery near Ely on Saturday.
Betty was born on Aug. 13, 1926, a daughter of Thear and Alice Low. She graduated from nurses training and was employed for many years by Dr. Dunn in Cedar Rapids. She was married to Eugene Skalsky on Aug. 7, 1949. They made their home on the Skalsky family farm near Ely. She enjoyed cooking and baking.
Betty is survived by a son, Steven Skalsky, of the home; one grandson, Shai (Jennifer) Skalsky of rural Ely; and two grandchildren, Kevin and Ryann Skalsky.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 2000, and two brothers, Jim and John Low.