Betty Jean Tescher |

Betty Jean Tescher

Betty Jean Tescher, 77, Bison, SD, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at her home in Bison.

Visitation was Monday, Sept. 13, 2010 at the Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis, SD.

A rosary service was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Bison. Mass of Christian Burial was 10:30 a.m. at the church following the rosary with Fr. Tony Grossenburg officiating. Burial followed at the Bison Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to the Bison Ambulance Service.

Betty Jean was born May 18, 1933 to Edna and Oscar Kopren. After graduation from Bison High School she attended Aberdeen School of Business.

Betty married Irwin Tescher on February 14, 1954.

Betty worked for the states attorney’s office, Grand Electric Cooperative and Farmer’s Home Administration.

Betty enjoyed playing bridge, reading and shopping for antique dishes. Most of all she loved spending time with her kids and grandkids watching them participate in sports and hearing about all of their adventures. She was proud of them and all of their accomplishments.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Irwin Tescher, Bison; daughter, Melody (Doug) Hamilton, Rapid City; son Rollie (Shari) Tescher, Rapid City; grandchildren, Dustin Hamilton and Lisa, Sara Hamilton and Garrett, Andrew Tescher and Caitlin Tescher. She was preceded in death by her parents.


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