Betty Bucher

Betty J. Bucher, 88, of Omaha, Neb., formerly of Astoria, died at 4:10 a.m. May 26, 2017, at Douglas County Health Center in Omaha.

She was born Oct. 24, 1928, in Warren County, a daughter of Floyd and Trella Pennell Garrettson. She married Delmar Grant Bucher on June 6, 1948, in Astoria. He preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2008.

She also was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.

Surviving are one son, Gary (and Janelle) Bucher of Papillion, Neb.; four daughters, Teresa Cline of Yorktown, Va., Amy (and Mike) Wear of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Trella (and Don) Howe of Port Richey, Fla., and Ketra (and Bobby Stone) Bucher of Cuba; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of Astoria Christian Church in Astoria.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Pastor Ray Artrip officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in Astoria.

Memorials may be made to her church or the Astoria Fire Department.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/31/2017


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