Elizabeth (Betty) Mae Bassett

CASPER – Elizabeth (Betty) Mae Bassett age 80 of Casper went to be with the Lord on October 22, 2021, surrounded by family in her home.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 30, 2021, at First Church of the Nazarene, 2020 S. Jefferson St, Casper.

Elizabeth Peters was born April 2,1941 in Rawlins to Merl and Demarius Peters. They moved to Torrington when Betty was two. She graduated from Torrington High School in 1959.

On November 12, 1959, she married James Bassett. They lived in Torrington until fall of 1960 at which time they moved to Casper. She made beautiful wedding cakes for her children, grandchildren, neighbors, and friends. She also made the 75th anniversary cake for 4H that traveled the state. Betty enjoyed writing poems. In September of 1979, she joined the Nazarene church and was active for many years. Betty was an amazing mother, grandmother, and friend and always had a way of making people smile. She impacted so many people throughout her time on this earth. She will be dearly missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her husband James; her children, Sonya (Tracy) Wolff of Casper, Perry (Sharon) Bassett of Colorado Springs, Mike Bassett of Casper, Kendall (Brigat) Bassett of Casper, Cary (Jodie) Bassett of Kansas City, Missouri. Tiffany (Terry) Clabaugh of Casper; brother Tom (Joyce) Peters of Golden Valley, Az.; sisters Sheila McMurdo of Casper, and Jeanette (Jim) Schultz of Torrington: grandchildren, Kalyn, Jamie, Elizabeth, Brandon, Breanne, Brad, Heather, Shelby, Jennifer, Jillian, and Riley; 18 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


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