Betty Neier nee Berliner, 83, of Washington, passed away on June 20, 2020. Betty, the daughter of the late William Berliner and Margaret nee Kandlbinder, was born on January 23, 1937, in Washington. Betty worked for WEG (formerly Pauwel Transformers) and retired after 40 years. She was a devout Catholic. She was often found saying the rosary at St. Francis Borgia Church, and was active as a member of the Church. Betty was also a member of the St. Francis Borgia Ladies Sodality, the VFW Auxiliary, and the Legion Auxiliary. She kept herself busy in her free time by gardening, camping, keeping up with Cardinal’s baseball, and occasionally drinking a cold adult beverage.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Herman Neier; and Brothers-in-law, Connie Wilson, and Ernest Schatzler.
She is survived by her children, Frank Neier of Washington, Mike Neier of Washington, Barbara Nielsen and husband Richard of St. Louis, John Neier and wife Nancy of Washington, Brenda Bruckerhoff and husband Kenneth of Washington, and Joseph Neier and wife Tammy of Marthasville; siblings, MaryLee Wilson, Loretta Schatzler, and David Berliner and wife Marilyn; grandchildren, Justin Neier and wife Sara, Amy Hess and husband Josh, Jessica Oldham and husband Eric, Lauren Neier, Aaron Neier and wife Shannon, Zachary Bruckerhoff and wife Stephanie, Ethan Bruckerhoff and wife Hannah, Jonah Bruckerhoff, Trisha Slocum and husband Kris, and Nicole Kueper and husband Joe; 9 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Loretta Riegel and husband Joe; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Lourdes Church. Burial will follow at St. Francis Borgia Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Borgia Church, the Arbors at South Pointe, or the Alzheimer’s Association.
The Neier family is truly grateful to the staff at the Arbors at South Pointe Memory Care Facility.
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