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Bettie (Scott) Koch Bergling

Tuesday, February 26, 2002

TOPEKA, Kan. -- Bettie (Scott) Koch Bergling, 77, died Saturday (Feb. 23, 2002) at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kan.

She was born March 9, 1924, in Kinsley, Kan. to E.W. and Dora (Smith) Scott. She was a former resident of Atwood, moving to Topeka in 1998. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Howard E. Koch in 1972; and her second husband, Raleigh Bergling in 1997.

Survivors include two sons, Denny S. Koch of Topeka, and Regan E. Koch of Andover, Kan.; one daughter, Darrie Ann Schnee of Topeka; two step-daughters, Peggy Hanson of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Susan Tadlock of Naples, Fla.; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

A local memorial service will be held Saturday, 11 a.m., at the United Methodist Church in Atwood with Rev. Wayne Stephens officiating. A private inurnment will be held at Atwood Fairview Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Services of Rawlins County or to Midland Hospice House in Topeka.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of local arrangements.