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Betty Jean (Hahn) Banghart


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Betty Jean (Hahn) Banghart Obituary
Betty Jean (Hahn) Banghart

Betty died at home in Athens, Texas on May 24, 2017. Betty Jean Hahn was born May 22, 1930 to Nicholas and Agnes (Voeltz) Hahn in Howard, SD. She graduated from Howard High School in 1948. She was working as a statistician at the State Capital in Pierre when she met her future husband. She married Richard Allan Banghart on April 26, 1953 in Howard, SD. Betty was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Valley Springs for 50 years. She found a way to touch everyone she ever met through her card ministry. Betty's greatest interests in life were her family, animals, flowers and her strong faith. Betty is survived by her children, Dennis & Lynn Nielsen, Patsy Bailey, Lonnie Banghart & Sharon Swenson, Clyde & Susan Burgess, Trudy Trevino, Philip & Mindy Best, Marty Banghart, her sisters, Marilyn Harmon, Dennis & Judy Bloch, her brothers, Daniel Hahn, David Hahn & Barb Genzlinger, 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren, her cousins, nieces, nephews and her special lifelong friends. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 2 son-in-laws and 1 grandson. Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM, Saturday, July 29th at First Lutheran Church in Valley Springs, SD. Lunch and fellowship will follow at the Valley Springs American Legion Hall. Interment will be at 2:00 PM at St John's Cemetery, Howard, SD.
Published in The Argus Leader on July 23, 2017
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