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Obituary: Gerald (Jerry) Betker

Jerry was born in Whittier, California on July 28, 1933. He attended Whittier High School and graduated from Whittier College in 1955 with a degree in Education. Later he received a Master’s Degree from Chapman College. He was a teacher and administrator in Southern California and later a businessman in Arizona and at Lake Tahoe, now retired.

He and his wife moved to Carnelian Bay in 1995. He was always active in the communities where he lived, being a Past-President of a Kiwanis Club and a Past President of the Tahoe City Rotary Club. He was a member of the Village Church in Incline Village, Nevada.

In addition to his wife Cecilia (Muffy) he was survived by his children Nancy Gamble, Bradley Betker, Bryan Betker and Amy Blackburn and grand-children Chelsea and Christie Betker.

Jerry passed away on November 27th in Tucson, Arizona. A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring at Lake Tahoe.


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