Betty R. Grant, 89 of Frontenac, Kansas, died Wednesday June 1, 2022 at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.
She was born Feb. 11, 1933 in Capaldo, Kansas the daughter of Ugo and Elizabeth (Ortaldo) Pacconi.
On Aug. 13, 1960 she was united in marriage to James Grant at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac; he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1991.
Betty graduated from Kansas State Teachers College with a bachelor’s degree in education. She taught school at West Mineral and Southeast.
She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she served on the Altar Society for many years. She was a longtime supporter and leader in the local 4H Club.
Betty had a love for working in her flower garden, baseball (especially the St. Louis Cardinals) and teaching people how to cook.
Survivors include a daughter: Mary (Mike) Compton of Springfield, Missouri; two sons: John (Debbie) Grant of Spurger, Texas and Ed Grant of Franklin, Kansas, along with 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a great-grandson Tanner.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2022 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Josh Evans as celebrant. Parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Sunday evening at the Friskel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends following the rosary until 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Angels Among Us and/or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, these may be left at or mailed to the Funeral Home. Condolences can be left at www.friskelfuneralhome.com. Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay, Frontenac, KS.