JoAnn (Betson) McCurdy, 87, WaKeeney, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 8, 1930, in Wichita to Ivan and Hilma (Gillcrest) Betson. She was a graduate of Bentley High School and St. Francis Nursing School.

She married Wayne McCurdy on Jan. 13, 1953, in Wichita. He preceded her in death Oct. 27, 2002. She was a registered nurse.

Survivors include a son, Mike McCurdy, WaKeeney; a daughter, Cindy Basgall, WaKeeney; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bob” McCurdy.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney; inurnment in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

There will be no viewing or visitation as cremation was chosen.

Memorials are suggested to Keeney Village in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

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