Beth Joanne Haisley, 71, of Rushville, Indiana, passed peacefully at her home.
She was born April 28, 1949, in Rushville, a daughter of Helen A. Waits Branam and the late Max R. Branam. In her youth she was a member of 4H, FFA, and she excelled in showing horses. Beth graduated from Manilla High School in 1967 and attended Beauty School in Terre Haute, Indiana.
She worked as a Beautician in Rushville and married Joseph D Haisley in 1969. They had three children and Beth worked as a homemaker until moving to Longmont, Colorado in 1981, where she was employed in Quality Control in the Hi-tech Industry for 15 years. After divorcing, Beth moved to Rushville to take care of her mother for 12 years. During that time she also volunteered at Rushville Memorial Hospital, the food bank, and enjoyed making pumpkin bars and distributing them to the police department, firefighters, healthcare workers and neighbors.
Beth was a loving mother and grandmother, enjoyed gardening, baking, canning, playing Bridge, spending time with her cousins in Kentucky, driving her 1968 Ford Mustang, and spending time with neighbors, friends and family. Beth unselfishly gave joy, laughter, love and support to everyone her entire life. She will be greatly missed.
Her loving family includes her mother, Helen A. Branam of Rushville; a brother, Dr. Stephen R. Branam (Katherine) of Maumee, Ohio; two daughters, Amy (Michael) Trueblood of Chadron, Nebraska, Jennifer (Dan) Blomquist of Cedar Falls, Iowa and son John (Brittany) Haisley of Longmont, Colorado.
Her loving grandchildren include Devin Trueblood of Fort Collins, Colorado, Ryan, Jordan and Kennedy Trueblood of Chadron, Nebraska, Elizabeth and Sydney Haisley of Longmont, Colorado, step-grandchildren Stephan (Kathryn) Haaquist of Knoxville, Tennessee and Andrew Blomquist of Frederick, Colorado. A great-grandson, Jackson Trueblood of Chadron, Nebraska and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins will also miss her.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents Herbert and Helen Branam, James and Ruth Waits and father, Max R. Branam.
At Beth's request there will be no funeral service at this time, but there will be a Celebration Of Life held at a later date. Please light a candle and share a memory or condolence with the family online at www.ToddFuneralHome.com
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