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Betty Scott8/19/2002
Betty Scott Troemel,77, died August 19, 2002, following a stroke while at a nursing home in Madison, Wisconsin, where she had been a resident for 5 years.

She was born, on August 2, 1925, to the late Daniel J. and Mary (House) Peggy Scott in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Betty was a charter member of the Faith Lutheran Church.

She sang in the Choir taught Sunday School and served in the Ladies Guide. She also volunteered at the Pastoral Care Center at AMC and volunteered for Hospice, and volunteered for Hospice.

Betty was also a longtime member of the King’s Daughters Service Circle. She was known for her good humor, she enjoyed reading and a good variety of music.

Betty was caring, creative, giving, and fiercely independent. Her children, Church, and friends were her life. Betty was delighted with and sustained by her special friendship with Pastor Nolan Gnewuch for 28 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Michael) Shinners of Madison, and her son James R. Troemel of Coeur D (TM) Alne, Idaho; three grandchildren, Clare, Samuel, and Benjamin; her husband of 27 years, Norman of Spokane and two sisters in law, Joy Scott and Margaret Scott; and a nephew, Michael and a niece, Kathy, Marcia, Mary, and Grace.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her three brothers, Frances, Raymond, and James Scott.

The memorial service will be 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2002, at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 601 East Glendale Avenue, Appleton with Pastor Nolan Gnewuch officiating.

Friends and family will be received on Wednesday at Church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Memorials may be directed to the Special Needs Fund at Faith Lutheran Church.

537 North Superior Street
Appleton 739-1231

She had three brothers: Raymond, Frances
and Jimmy. Betty graduated from Knoxville High School in 1943.

While a student, Betty often performed as a singer and tap dancer. When in Junior High, Betty enjoyed roller skating at the Knoxville Rink. Sometimes, she invited friends to roller skate
in the basement of her family home at 313 West Marion Street. Betty worked as a
lifeguard at the outdoor Knoxville swimming pool.

Following high school graduation,
Betty worked as a keypunch operator in Chicago, Illinois. Betty and friend Norman
Troemel enjoyed skating in large Chicago rinks. They later married and had 2 children.
Daughter, Nancy, and husband, Michael Shinners have 3 sons, ages 12, 16, and 18.Betty Scott
Nancy has a college Master's degree and works in the Madison, Wisconsin schools
as an occupational therapist for Specially Challenged Children. Betty's son, Jim Troemel, lives in Coueur D'Alene,
Idaho, and is a hospital pharmacist.

Betty is remembered for her big, brown eyes,
kind ways, and friendly personality. She often sang and danced for Knoxville school
programs. Junior High Principal, Nell McGowan, chose Betty to be one of her office assistances.
Betty's daughter, Nancy, said that Betty often sang and tap-danced while cooking
in her kitchen at home.