April 27, 2013
BLUFFTON ó Harriet E. Badertscher, 76 died April 25, 2013 at Willow Ridge Ė Frieda House, Bluffton.
She was born Oct. 23, 1936 in Bluffton to the late Edwin and Mae (Murray) Badertscher. On April 26, 1958 she married Don L. Badertscher and he died Nov. 7, 2003.
Harriet was a homemaker. After raising her children, she enjoyed helping raise her grandchildren and any neighborhood children considered her an extra grandmother. Harriet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and neighbor. She was a member of St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Bluffton. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School.
Survivors include two daughters Lori A. (William) Barns of Vienna, Va., and Susan K. (Walter) Delgado of Jonesboro, Ga.; four grandchildren Christopher, Mindy, Ariel, and Julie Delgado; and two brothers James (Ruth) Badertscher and Robert (Ann) Badertscher, both of Bluffton.
A daughter, Nancy Badertscher, preceded her in death.
A Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Johnís United Church of Christ, Bluffton. The Rev. Carol Clements officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association or Parkinsons Disease Foundation.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.