Elizabeth “Betty” Adele Luse, 86, of Mt. Jackson, died Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.
Mrs. Luse was born June 19, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of the late Robert William and Elizabeth Sloan Reuter.
Betty and Bob operated the Widow Kip’s Country Inn Bed and Breakfast since 1991.
She was a member of the Mt. Jackson United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Luse was past president of the Methodist Women’s Group, Mt. Jackson Garden Club, Mt. Jackson Book Club, Mt. Jackson Lioness, Shenandoah County Tourism Council, Shenandoah Valley Chamber and Bed and Breakfast of the Historic Shenandoah Valley. She was also involved with the American Red Cross Blood Mobile.
She is survived by her husband, Robert C. Luse whom she married July 14, 1951.
Also surviving are a daughter, Pamela and husband Frank Pileski of Bridgewater; two sons, Gregory and wife Donna Luse and Theodore and wife Pam Luse all of Richmond; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren, Matthew and wife Mandy Pileski, Hadleigh, Maggie and Latham; Michael and wife Kayleigh Pileski, and Charlotte; Kyle and wife Kristin Pileski; Taylor, Hardy and husband Chandler and Anslee; Justin Luse and wife Lisa; Bryan Luse, Jonathan Luse, Kevin Luse and Hayden Luse.
Mrs. Luse was preceded in death by a son, Robert C. Luse, Jr.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Jackson United Methodist Church with the Rev. Darwin Edwards officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Martha Jefferson Infusion Center/Cancer Care Center, 500 Martha Jefferson Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Cremation arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.