Betty S. Nauert, 95, Larned, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Hays.

She was born Jan. 2, 1924, in Glencoe Townships, Trego County to Rudolph and Caroline Georgian Seibel.

She was a graduate of Trego County High School, WaKeeney, and attended Adela Hale School of Business in Hutchinson.

She married Edward Eugene Nauert on May 25, 1948, in Larned. He preceded her in death on July 1, 2002. After marriage, they settled in Larned where they raised a family of five girls. She was employed at First State Bank and Trust Co. beginning of March 21, 1949, retiring April 30, 1990 and met many wonderful people throughout those years.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Altar Society, American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, volunteered in Girl Scouts and the American Cancer Society.

Survivors include her five daughters, Carol Mott and fiancé, Arlyn Smith, Wichita, Cathy Kuhn and husband Tom, Hays, Connie Lett, Olathe, Cherie Berndt and husband, Terry, Manhattan, Cristi Mourn and husband, Richard, Colorado Springs, Colo.; nine grandchildren, Ryan Mott and wife, Haley, Melissa Mott, Brian Kuhn and wife, Courtney, Brandon Kuhn and wife, Ann, Ethan Lett, Hunter Berndt, Austin Mourn and wife, Starla, Cambria Mourn, Jenna Mourn; and four great-grandchildren: Clara Mott, Ruby Mott, Lola Mott, and Crislynn Mourn; a sister-in-law Faye Seibel; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers: Rudy Seibel and wife, Eloise, Ervin, Ed Seibel and wife, Anna, Martin Seibel and wife, Gwen, Carl Seibel and wife, Norma, and Henry Seibel; three sisters, Stella Tauscher and husband, Lee, Erma Rueschhoff and husband, Bill, Lydia Rueschhoff and husband, Bob.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, Larned; burial in Larned Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned.

A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Church or donor’s choice, in care of the mortuary.

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