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Karen Ruth Bottger, 64, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007 in her home.
Born Sept. 13, 1943 in Ottumwa, Iowa, she was the daughter of Ray C. and Erma (Loomis) Galey. On June 10, 1961 in Eldon, Iowa she married Rex Leroy Bottger.
Karen was baptized as a Christian at a young age in Iowa. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working with crafts.
Survivors include: her husband, Rex, of the home; one daughter, Cheryl Zollman of Gretna, Neb.; one son, Doug Bottger of Gloucester, England; one sister, Arleta Overby of Ottumwa, Iowa; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Monday, Sept. 17, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. Graveside services and burial will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs The Reverend Phillip Huffman will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home