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Betty Cather Wands

Betty Lorene Cather Wands, 92, of Siloam Springs, passed away at her home on May 12, 2020.


Betty was born on February 18, 1928 in Maramec, Oklahoma, a daughter of Robert Cather and Magdalena Cather.


Betty was a homemaker who enjoyed reading and gardening. She was raised Presbyterian and volunteered many hours to her church and community.


She is survived by two sons, David Wands Sr. and his wife Delise Wands of Siloam Springs, AR, Robert Wands and his wife Myrna Wands of St. Charles, Illinois; one daughter, Alison Wiese and her husband Dick Wiese of Boone, Iowa; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three siblings, her husband, and one grandson.


Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, AR. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

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Betty was such a wonderful woman. She was full of spunk from the first time I met her. She quickly became like family to me. We shared many years together laughing and talking about life while I fixed her hair. She will be greatly missed.

Jessica Smith May 12 2020 12:00 AM