King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory obituary – Betty L. Muerhoff, 97, Fort Madison


Betty L. Muerhoff, 97, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 7:58 PM at The Kensington.

She was born on October 19, 1924 in Keokuk to Charles Sr. and Ida McDonald Baldock.  On October 3, 1946 Betty married Vincent F. Muerhoff in Keokuk, who passed away on April 1, 1971.  Betty was a member of Sacred Heart Church where she was very active, the Altar & Rosary Society and VFW Auxiliary.  Betty was a US Navy Veteran during WWII where she served in the WAVES.  She enjoyed camping, sewing, and cooking, especially mincemeat for God’s Portion Day.

Survivors include three sons, Steven (Bette) Muerhoff of Donnellson, Robert (Susan) Muerhoff of Ft. Madison and Charles (Debbie) Muerhoff of Reno, NV, one daughter, Rosanne (Flint) Dunham of Centerville, IA, eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three daughters: Carole Bailey, Sharon Regur, and Mary Lou in infancy, one sister and one brother.

Friends may call after 2 PM on Friday, August 12, 2022 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory where the family will receive friends from 4-6 PM.  A rosary will be recited at 3:30 PM.  The funeral mass will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. John Stack officiating.  Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery with military rites.  

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Holy Family Parish or Helping Hands Fund, and online condolences may be left at

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