Obituary: Betty Jo Nachtigal

MOUNDRIDGE—Betty Jo Nachtigal, 84, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021 at Pine Village, Moundridge, Kansas.

She was born May 22, 1937 at Pittsburg, Kansas to William W. and Pauline (Jacobs) Willis.

She grew up in Pittsburg and attended Pittsburg schools. She graduated from Mt. Carmel School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. She worked in many healthcare facilities in the Halstead and Newton areas, retiring from the Reno County Health Department.

On Aug. 29, 1959 she married Wilbert R. Nachtigal at Pittsburg; he survives of Moundridge.

Other survivors include son: Jay (Amy) Nachtigal, Leawood, Kansas; daughters: Anna (Todd) Hanchett, Newton, Kansas; Amy Moore, Magnolia, Texas; brother: Roy (Marilyn) Willis, Omaha, Nebraska; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. with the family present from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 at Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 at First United Methodist Church, Halstead, with Pastor Jeff Graber officiating.

Interment will follow at Halstead Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church in care of Kaufman Funeral Home, Halstead.

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