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Betty Lorene Bouge

Jan 04, 2017

Betty Lorene Bouge (nee Messer), age 89, of Yuma, AZ, passed away peacefully at Yuma Regional Medical Center, Dec. 31, 2016.

Betty was born March 15, 1927 in Henry County, Iowa to Josephus and Alma Messer. She graduated Mt. Pleasant High School in 1945. Betty married Raymond Bouge on April 20, 1946 in Kahoka, MO. They celebrated their 25th silver wedding anniversary and their 50th golden wedding anniversary where they also expressed their love for each other by renewing their vows.

Betty enjoyed cross stitch, jewelry making, and documenting her family’s ancestry.

Betty is survived by her two children, Rodger (Cathy) of Colorado and Patsy of California, and two grandsons, Joshua (Kristin) and Jacob (Louise) both of Colorado, nieces, a nephew and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three older siblings, a niece, a nephew, and her husband, Raymond.

The immediate family is planning a private memorial service and has asked those wishing to express sympathy may consider a donation in their local community.

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