Betty Nethken

Betty Jane Nethken, 73, of Buckhannon, died Thursday, July 11, 2013, at her home.

She was born July 15, 1939, in Kedron, a daughter of the late Ralph and Helen Shreve Nethken. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Ralph Lee Casto.

She is survived by one daughter, Helen Burnside and husband, Dirk, of Buckhannon; one son, Cecil “Marty” Casto, Jr., and wife, Sharon, of Oakboro, N.C.; two granddaughters, Kara Casto of Buckhannon and Ann Horrmann and husband, Chad, of St. Paul, Minn.; three grandsons, Chad M. Casto of Oakboro, Bruce Burnside and wife, Meg, of Fairfax, Va., and Philip Burnside and wife, Elizabeth, of Haymarket, Va.; three great-grandchildren; five sisters, Lou Ella Teter and husband, Bill, Judy Simmons and husband, Ray, and Jean Rohr and husband, Martin, all of Buckhannon, Connie McLaughlin and husband, Terry, of Littleton, Colo., and Donna Currence and husband, Rick, of Palm Harbor, Fla.; and three brothers, Ralph David Nethken of Beverly, Bobby Nethken and wife, Debbie, of White Hall and Kenna Nethken and partner, Cheryl, of Seaford, Del. Mrs. Nethken was an honorary member of the Upshur County Emergency Squad and had worked for Moore Business Forms as a payroll clerk.

Friends were received Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Mt. Union Church Cemetery in Tallmansville. Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.