Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson, 83, of Alta, and formerly of Cherokee, passed away Nov. 18, 2009, at Sunset Knoll in Aurelia following a lengthy illness.
Betty (Reznikov) Tymeson, the daughter of Lemuel and Amelia (Rameburg) Lewis was born July 4, 1926, in Charleston, West Virginia. On July 28, 1951 she married Charles Reznikov in Hagerstown, Md. The couple moved to Cherokee in 1952 and started KCHE radio in Cherokee. They lived here for many years and Betty worked for KCHE radio, Delaplane Shoe Store, and the Chamber of Commerce while they were Cherokee residents. Charles preceded her in death Oct. 11, 1979. Betty was an avid golfer and bowler, and won many women's golf tournaments. She later married Claire Tymeson in Storm Lake. Betty was proud of the fact that her brothers, both husbands and her son Ron all served in the military.
Betty was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Reznikov and Claire Tymeson; five brothers and one sister; and one grandson, Niki Lee Reznikov.
Survivors include her son Ron of Alta; a sister, Gwynn Parkinson, of Winchester, Va; grandsons Justin Reznikov and his wife, Tiffany, of Omaha, Neb. and Jordan Reznikov, also of Omaha; granddaughters, Dr. Leah Reznikov, of Iowa City; Lora Reznikov, of Cedar Rapids;and four great-grandchildren.