Betty A. Bueker (nee Eckelkamp), 74, of Washington, passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. She was born on May 12, 1945 in Washington, to the late Raymond and Marie (nee Yenzer) Eckelkamp. Betty was a member of the Washington Fire Department Ladies Auxillary, WHS Band Boosters, the Girl Scouts, and the Pregnancy Assistance Center. She generously volunteered her time at the Knights of Columbus Hall, the Elks, Sharpshooters, and the VFW post 2661. Betty was also a loving mother to her daughter Christine Meyer, and cherished time spent with her grandchildren and great grandchild.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Bueker; and siblings, Earl Eckelkamp, Genova Witthaus, Jerome Eckelkamp, and Gene Eckelkamp.
She is survived by her daughter, Christine Meyer and Nicholas of Washington; siblings, Charles Eckelkamp and Dorothy, Bill Eckelkamp, and Jane Rembusch, all of Washington; grandchildren, Destiny Bueker, Wyatt Luecker, and Jake Luecker; and great grandchild, Morgan Bueker; two sisters-in-law, Marilyn Eckelkamp and Dixie Eckelkamp; other relatives and many friends.
A Memorial Mass will be held on July 20, 2019, at St. Francis Borgia Church, at 10:00 am. A celebration of life will follow at the Washington Senior Center. Memorials are appreciated to the Campbellton Livestock 4-H.