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Betty Cather Wands

February 18, 1928 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 92)


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.


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