Betty Jean Cathcart

Dec. 17, 1927 – Jan. 18, 2013

Former Basin resident Betty Jean Cathcart, 85, of Thermopolis, died Jan. 18 at Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital. Burial was held at Mount View Cemetery in Basin Jan. 24. A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date.

Betty was born Dec. 17, 1927, in Basin, the daughter of Dallas Clyde and Stella Mabel Clark Cathcart. She grew up in the Big Horn Basin; she was home-schooled. Her latter years were spent at the Wyoming Pioneer Home in Thermopolis before she moved into the nursing home where she received the special care she deserved.

Betty loved and enjoyed helping her family and other people. She collected salt and pepper shakers, figurines, dishes, stuffed animals, and enjoyed dancing and playing Bingo.

Her parents, three brothers, four sisters, and two nephews preceded her in death.

Betty is survived by 11 nephews and three nieces.