Betty Jean Bartscher


July 3, 1930 - March 15, 2016


Betty Jean Bartscher was born July 3, 1930 at Alexandria, SD to Henry and Elizabeth (Degen) Guischer. She attended school in Epiphany. On August 16, 1948 she married Eldon Bartscher.  They made their home in Mitchell where for numerous years Betty was employed as a private housekeeper and provided elderly care. She loved to do canning, embroidery and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Betty is survived by nine children: Cheryl (Ernie) Bixby of Sioux Falls, Cathy (Soubhi) Hamed of Nazareth, Israel, Dan (Cindy) Bartscher of Mitchell, Dale (Jan) Bartscher of Rapid City, Doran (Yvonne) Bartscher of Mitchell, Charlene Huston of Scandia, MN, Damon (Debbie) Bartscher of Mitchell, Devon (Ann) Bartscher of Alexandria and Donny (Deb) Bartscher of Mitchell; forty grandchildren and forty-two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three infant sons, her husband, Eldon, two grandchildren and son, David.



None Scheduled


Friday, March 18, 2016
6:30 PM
Memorial Services
Mitchell Wesleyan Church
601 North Sanborn
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Jackie Christiansen on March 17, 2016
Bartscher family, My very deepest condolences to all of you. I had a great time taking care of Betty at Prairie Crossings. You all would stop in to see her, and it was fun seeing all of you also. She will be missed. Blessings to all of you at this time
Posted by Jan Anderson on March 17, 2016
Mom Bartscher was Avery lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers go out to her large family and friends..
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