Betty L. Reichert

Monday, May 15, 2017

Betty L. Reichert

June 24, 1937 - May 11, 2017

BENKELMAN, Neb. Betty L. Reichert was born June 24, 1937, at Havelock, N.D., to Peter and Elizabeth(Wogh) Jung. Betty was the youngest of 12 children. As a young lady, she graduated from High School in New England, N.D.,, in 1957.

Betty met Robert J. Reichert in 1956 and the couple were married on June 24, 1957, in New England. To this union three sons and two daughters were born. Bob and Betty settled in Benkelman, Neb., where they have made their home since 1964.

Betty enjoyed sewing and crocheting and spending time in her garden. She especially loved to be with family and could be found camping with them most weekends.

Betty passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday afternoon, May 11, 2017, at her rural home, near Benkelman. Betty was 79 years of age.

Survivors include her husband, Bob Reichert of Benkelman; son, Russ Reichert and wife, Kasey, of Benkelman; grandchildren, Ally Jablonski (Luke), Lexee Reichert, Jordon Dutcher and Terra (Orrin) Riggs; and brother, Peter Jung of Dickinson, N.D.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ron; and her mother- and father-in-law.

Graveside inurnment services were Monday afternoon, May 15, 2017, 2 p.m. at the Benkelman Cemetery, with granddaughters, Ally and Lexee presiding.

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Benkelman Memorial Chapel is entrusted with arrangements.