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Betty Ruth Tauscher 1930 - 2023
Betty Ruth Tauscher

LARNED — Betty Ruth Tauscher, 92, passed away Jan. 24, 2023 at Diversicare of Larned. 

She was born Oct. 14, 1930 in Beaver, Kan., the daughter of Nick P. and Marie Hoeffner Meyeres.

A longtime area resident she was an administrative assistant at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital for 24 years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society, a Dominican Associate since 1994, communion minister, song leader, and communion minister to the homebound. She was also director of the Windchimes Vocal Group, secretary of the Welcome Inn Senior Center, and secretary of the diabetes support group.

Survivors include three sons, Michael (Dyann) Tauscher, David (Rick) Tauscher, Overland Park, Rocky (Andrea) Tauscher, Larned; two daughters Cindy Tauscher, Garfield, and Barbara Sebo, Smithville, Mo.; brother, John (Ida) Meyeres, Bazine; two sisters, Florence (Tony) Malsom, Great Bend, Leona (Ed) Zorn, Colorado Springs, Colo.; four grandchildren, Erica Tauscher, Alec Tauscher, Zachary Sebo, Trevor Sebo; six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Dennis Leon Tauscher; daughter, Christine Annette Tauscher; and brother, Norman Meyeres.

Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Bernard Felix presiding. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023 with a rosary and vigil at 7 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery, Larned, Kan. Memorials may be given to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Welcome Inn Senior Center in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary

P.O. Box 477

Larned, KS. 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 25, 2023