She was born Jan. 28, 1950, to Delbert Floyd and Cora Jean (Daffer) Teter in Cambridge. She attended elementary school in Cambridge and graduated as valedictorian from Cambridge High School in 1968.
In 1972, she earned her bachelor of science degree in medical technology and then worked as a lab technologist at Cambridge Memorial and Lakeland, Fla., hospitals. In 1977, she returned to the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration.
She began working for BD in Columbus in 1979 as a cost accountant. In 1985, she transferred to the Holdrege plant and was promoted to general accounting supervisor. While in Holdrege, she led various projects, recently serving as the Holdrege Genesis Site Lead in SAP software implemation and cost/budget leader.
In 1982, she was named Business Woman of the Year by the Columbus Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association. She was recently promoted to assistant plant controller at the BD Holdrege plant.
She was preceded in death by her father, Delbert in 1999.
Survivors include her mother, Cora; two brothers, James and wife, Beverly of Bartley and Herbert of Cozad; three sisters, Alice of Madison, Wis., Martha of Cambridge and Lois Vannier and husband, David of Saratoga, Calif.
Services are Tuesday, 2 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church in Cambridge with the Rev. David Rowe and Roy Hart Jr. officiating.
A private family inurnment will be at a later date.
Memorials may be left in her name for a scholarship that will be established.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge is in charge of the arrangements.