Nancy M. Bettger entered into rest on Nov. 8, 2017, in Sonora, California, at the age of 96, surrounded by her family. Nancy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 7, 1921 to Guiseppe Di’Mare and Francesca Palumbo.

She married Miles Bettger in 1942. In 1947, they made their home in Altaville, where they raised their four children. Nancy resided in her home for 71 years until her death. She devoted her life and energy to raising her children and spending time with her grandchildren. She touched the lives of many throughout life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Miles Bettger; son, Gene L. Bettger; and daughter, Nancy Bettger Fritzsche.

Nancy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bob Sr. and Kathy Bettger; son, Richard Bettger; and son-in-law, Bruce Fritzsche; grandmother to Gene (Debbie) Bettger, Bob (CIndy) Bettger, Adrienne (Mike) Miller, Annette Fritzsche, and Boyd (Brooke) Fritzsche, and great-grandmother to Travis, Jared, Kylee, Mabyn, Jane and Mirren.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Altaville. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date.

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