Betty Boddicker died peacefully Wednesday, May 28 after a short illness. She was born in Newhall, Iowa November 4, 1919 to William and Esther Wheeler. She was one of three children, William C. Wheeler deceased, Betty and Msgr. David Wheeler. After high school Betty attended Iowa State. She and Dr. V. S. Boddicker were married July 1, 1940. They had three children, Connie Seaman Rowe deceased, Janet Vigil Rowe Jack and Charles also deceased. In addition to her husband Vernon and daughter Janet, she is survived by her brother David, four grandchildren Robert Vigil, Lisa Vigil Schattinger Doug, Stacey Seaman and David Seaman, three great-grandchildren Andrea Vigil, Kelly Vigil and Benjamin Schattinger, and many nieces and nephews. They moved to Phoenix in February 1946. Betty was past president of the Central Arizona Dental Auxiliary. She took part in school and church activities as the children grew up. She was active early in golf and later in bridge. If life can be judged by the number of friends, Betty’s life was a great success. Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., Rosary at 7:00 P.M., Sunday, June 1, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, 6351 North 27th Ave., Monday, June 2 at 10:00 A.M. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the Foundation for Economic Education, Irvington, New York 10533-1808 no additional address necessary.
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