Betty Jane Sautter, 89, of Grand Island died Monday Sept. 24, 2018 with family by her side.
Funeral services will be held Oct. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Syracuse with the Reverend Dick Webster officiating.
Private burial of ashes will be held for the immediate family following the services and lunch.
Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home and Fusselman-Allen-Harvey of Syracuse are entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.
Betty was born Nov. 10, 1928, in Lincoln, to Jay and Zelma (Artz) Luse. She graduated from Lincoln High School and went on to work for the assistant U.S attorney office.
On June 8, 1949 Betty married the love of her life Howard Sautter in Lincoln.
Due to Howard’s career they moved often and lived in Lincoln, McCook, Pawnee City, and settled in Syracuse.
Betty was an accomplished pianist and played for many special occasions and every Sunday at church.
She was a Teacher aide at Syracuse High School Library, a member of several organizations, and a volunteer at Bryan Memorial and the thrift shop in Syracuse for many years.
Betty loved her boys, her grandchildren, big earrings, lots of “bling”, her music, and dancing. She was a special lady.
She is survived by her children, Mike (Sheila) Sautter of Grand Island, Steve (Chris Truka) Sautter of Aurora, Colo., and Don (Pam) Sautter of California.
Also surviving her are 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded by her parents; husband, Howard; and sister, Darlene Webb.