Liesbeth "Betty" Oswald

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Liesbeth "Betty" Oswald, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in her home.

She was born on Oct. 11, 1934, in Kronfeld, Germany, the daughter of Emil and Emelie (Schmaltz) Hartwig.

On April 23, 1955, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, she was united in marriage to Waldemar "Wally" Oswald, Sr., who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and nine brothers and sisters.

Survivors include: four sons, Wally Oswald, Jr. and Eric C. Oswald and his wife, Karla, all of Shell Knob, Mark Oswald and his wife, Vickie, of Plano, Texas, and David Oswald of Key West, Fla.; three grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

She attended school in East Prussia. She moved to Alberta, Canada in 1952, and in 1960 she and Wally moved to Chicago Heights, Illinois. In 1972 Betty and Wally moved to Shell Knob to make their home where they owned and operated Grandview Place Resort and Wally worked with his construction company.

No services are planned at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home of Shell Knob.

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