Obit: Botnen, Della E (1908 - 1990)



----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 06/06/1990

Botnen, Della E (1908 - 1990)

Funeral services were held Monday, June 4, 1990, at United Church of Christ in Neillsville, for Della E. Notnen, 81, Neillsville, who died Friday, June 1, 1990, at her home. Rev. Linda Kuhn officiated the service. Burial was in the Neillsville Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Bob Shaw, Scott Elmhorst, Jerry Humphrey, Elliot Warlum, Eric Elmhorst and Keith Sather.

Della (Woodford) Botnen was born July 7, 1908, in Midale, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Henry and Nina (Cate) Woodford. She was educated at Black River Falls. She graduated in 1956 from UW-Eau Claire with a Bachelor of Science. She married Olaf Botnen, June 16, 1930, at Winona, Minn. He died in 1963. She taught school in Black River Falls, and in the Neillsville school district for 29 years, retiring in 1973. She was a member of the United Church of Christ, Neillsville.

Survivors include a son, Dale Botnen, Placerville, Calif. two daughters, Mrs. Wendall (Bonnie) Elmhorst, Neillsville and Mrs. Karen Trimberger, Apache Junction, Ariz., and 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and two brothers.

Gesche Funeral Home, Inc., Neillsville was in charge of the arrangements.



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