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Walter Bothner


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Walter Bothner Obituary
WALTER BOTHNER April 18, 1926-September 27, 2014 Walter Bothner was born in 1926 in Hemet, California. He lived until 1934 on the Centinella farm in San Jancinto, where his father was manager of the 200 acre apricot, peach and walnut operation and attended San Jacinto schools. In 1934 the family moved to Hemet and Walter graduated from Hemet High School in 1944, entered the Navy and later graduated with a degree In engineering from the University of Southern California. In 1947 he married Bettie Mc Dowell, a high school classmate, and they recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary in August. He is survived by his wife Bettie; their daughter Karen ILL of Encinitas, California; their son Brian Bothner of Bozeman, Montana and his brother Robert Bothner of Palos Verdes, California. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his name to Arbor Hospice (890 West Stetson Ave. Suite A Hemet, California 92543). A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, October 4th at 4:00 at the Solera Diamond Valley Del Webb Clubhouse in Hemet, California.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Sept. 30, 2014
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