Datha D. Bottorff, 93, St. Joseph, MO

Published 08/21 2014 08:56AM

Updated 08/21 2014 08:57AM

Datha D. Bottorff, 93, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Datha was born on August 11, 1921 in DeKalb Co. Missouri to Charles & Fannie M. (Morgan) Wright.

Datha married Merwyn J. Bottorff on April 29, 1939. He preceded her in death.

She was a former co-owner with her husband Merwyn of the Horseshoe Lake & Restaurant. Datha was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Pony Express Post #359 & the American Legion.

Datha was also preceded in death by her parents: son, James: sister, Dolletta Wright: brother, Roy Wright & a daughter-in-law Debbie Bottorff.

Survivors: sons, Charles Bottorff (Sharon) of St. Joseph, Missouri Roger Bottorff of Wathena, Kansas 9 grandchildren 23 great-grandchildren & 1 great-great grandchild Nieces & nephews

Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Friday, August 22, 2014 At the Harman-Rohde Funeral Home in Wathena, Kansas Visitation: 6-8 Thursday evening at the funeral home, where family & friends may call after 1 P.M. Thursday afternoon. Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Union Star, Missouri Memorials: Datha Bottorff Memorial Fund

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