Betty J. Grasmick


SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Betty J Grasmick, age 92, left her earthly home May 3, 2021 at Crown Pointe Assisted Living in Omaha, Neb. 

She was born Feb. 6, 1929 in Scottsbluff to David and Mollie Becker. She grew up in Scottsbluff and graduated from Scottsbluff High School, where she met the love of her life Art Grasmick. They were married Feb. 8, 1948. 

They farmed south of Morrill for many years until 1975 when Art retired, and they moved to the Village of Morrill. Betty went to work at Morrill Public Schools and after a few years, had the opportunity to work as a dental assistant with Dr. Dan Howard for 20+ years. After she retired, she moved to Scottsbluff, where she lived until June of 2019. She relocated to Omaha and lived in the Crown Pointe retirement community. 

She was preceded in death by her husband Art, her parents David and Molly Becker, her sister Virginia Cook, her husband Elmer and her brother Larry Becker.

She is survived by her son Brian (Karyn) of Torrington, Wyo., Bradley Grasmick, (Wanda Shubert) of Taylor, her daughter Jodi Van Winkle, (Jeff Stenslokken) of Omaha, brother Albert (Shirley) Becker, sister Pat (John) Hardt, and sister-in-law Pat Becker all of Scottsbluff. Grandchildren Amy Bates of Wheatland, Wyo., Brent Grasmick, Elizabeth, Colo., Jade Lutes of Kodiak, Alaska, McKinzie and David Grasmick of Lincoln, Neb., Leslie and Lauren Van Winkle of Omaha. Great-grandchildren Kylee Haggerty, Keeli Rasmussen, Kaleb Grasmick, Emalee Grasmick, four great-great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. 

Betty loved to laugh and loved Christ her Lord. She has been waiting for the day she could gain her angel wings to be with the Lord all of her Christian life. The mark she left can’t be measured, the laughs she shared won’t be forgotten, and the love she gave will continue to be felt every day. Graveside services will be conducted by Pastor Garry Schick at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Morrill on Tuesday June 1 at 10 a.m. Family and friends are invited to Emmanuel Congregational Church, 4100 Ave. B, Scottsbluff, following the service for refreshments and conversation. 

Memorials may be directed to Emmanuel Congregational Church.

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