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Betty Daugherty, 88, of West Point NE


Betty Daugherty, age 88, of West Point, Nebraska passed away Thursday, June 2, 2016, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital.  Memorial service will be Monday, June 6 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Church in West Point.  Lunch will follow in the church fellowship hall.  Memorials may be made to John A. Stahl Library or the Sunshine Center.  Stokely Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Mae Janvrin was born February 19, 1928 in Bancroft, IA to Howard and Geraldine (Godfredson) Janvrin.  She grew up in Hawarden, IA and graduated from High School there in 1946.  On June 10, 1950, Betty married Kenneth Daugherty at Hawarden Methodist Church.

Betty was a Northwestern Bell operator for 16 years, from 1948-1964.  She and Ken moved to Wayne, NE in 1950 and to West Point in 1969.  From 1972 to 1984, the couple owned and operated B.J.’s Fashions in West Point.

Betty was a member of Trinity Church, past officer in Guild, Den Mother in Wayne and West Point, and active in the community.  She was an avid bowler, the first woman to roll a 600 series in Wayne.  Betty sang in the church choir, served as president of the Chamber of Commerce in 1978, and active in West Point Community Theater.

Survivors include sons Scott (Carolyn) Daugherty Klar of Pooler, GA, Kim (Nancy) Daugherty of West Point and Fred (Tamra) Daugherty of Lincoln; brother Kenneth (Karen) Janvrin of Panora, IA; sisters Dolores Shuff of LeMars, IA, Wanda (Jerry) McManamann of Lincoln, and LaVonne Corral of Iowa; grandchildren Gayle Klar, Lynn Klar, Kim Jr. “Pete” (LaRissa) Daugherty, Brent (Mandi) Daugherty, and Garett, Emily, and Ryan Daugherty; great-grandchildren Rebecca, Kristina Anne, Brooklyn, Jolie, Elise, and Jameson; and great-great-grandson Trae.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents and husband Ken on July 5, 2013.

Betty Daugherty

Betty Daugherty

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