Annie Elizabeth “Betty” Blomquist, 87, of Kansas City, KS, passed away peacefully May 12, 2015. She was born May 12, 1928 in Moberly, MO. She was preceded in death by her father, Joshua Newton Snidow; her mother Thelma (Null) Snidow Clevinger; her step-father, Riley Clevinger and her husband, George D. Blomquist. She is survived by her son, Robert G. Blomquist (Glenda), 3 grandchildren - Daniel (Hope) Blomquist, Dr. Jennifer (Chris) Andrews and Elizabeth “Beth” (Alex) Gonzalez; 3 great-grandchildren, Kayla, George and Swedyn; and 3 sisters, Marlyn (Elton) Alewel, Nancy Peebly and Florence (Bud) Moline.
Annie worked as a clerk in Argentine Freight Office, retiring as an assistant agent with over 35 years of service with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad.
She was an active member of the Wyandot Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Service and an avid quilter.
Family suggests in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children at Office of Development-Shriners Hospitals for Children®, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or the Kansas Masonic Foundation at Kansas Masonic Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 1403, Topeka, Kansas 66601-9911.
Her funeral service will be held 11am, Saturday, May 16th with visitation at 10am at Overland Park Funeral Chapel, 8201 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66204.