Betty Louise Taylor, 88, Scottsbluff

Betty Louise Taylor, 88, of Scottsbluff, died Friday, May 24, 2013, at Northfield Retirement Communities Care Center in Scottsbluff.
Her funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff with Pastor Brad Gustafson officiating. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff.

Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel. A memorial has been established to First Presbyterian Church in Scottsbluff. Tributes of sympathy may be left at

Betty was born January 10, 1925, at the Methodist Hospital in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Harry and Florence (Keller) Krumenacher. She grew up on the Krumenacher farm ten miles east of Scottsbluff. She graduated from the Minatare High School. Betty attended Chadron State College and St. Luke's School of Nursing and did private nursing for many years. She married Robert D. "Bob" Taylor on March 30, 1947. They had three children, Bob (Etta) Taylor, Steve (Jan) Taylor, and Sheri McBride.

Betty was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Order of the Easter Star, and DOES. She was a league bowler for almost 50 years and was an accomplished seamstress, cook and gardner. She especially enjoyed fishing and went on many fishing trips with Bob in their motor home. They enjoyed dancing together. Bob was the love of her life and she missed him greatly after he passed. She was devoted to her family and supported her children throughout her life.

Survivors include her children; grandchildren, Leigh (Chris) Parker, Lance (Kim) Taylor, John (Stacey) McBride, and Angela (Adam) Karsten; six great-grandchildren; and several nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, June Thompson and Wanda Lee Watson.

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