EdithL. Boettcher, 98, passed away on April 29, 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ethel Boettcher, and her brother, Joe Boettcher, all of Aztec, New Mexico. Edith was born in Unionville, Missouri on December 1st, 1913. She moved with her parents to New Mexico when she was two years old and lived in New Mexico for the rest of her life. Edith enjoyed a successful career as an accountant. She retired at age 70. Edith had a wide range of interests. She was an avid reader. She loved art, classical music and gardening. She had exquisite taste and she was known for her elegant dress. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed entertaining. Edith also enjoyed traveling and took extended tours of Europe and Mexico. Edith was a long-time member of Central United Methodist Church where she was very active. She also spent several years as a volunteer for Presbyterian Hospital, and received the New Mexico Hospital Association's "Salute to Excellence" in 1995. Edith is survived by niece, Jo Marie Anderson and husband, Jerry of Albuquerque; niece, Karen Spears and husband, Guy of Osage, Wyoming; nephew, Steven Boettcher and wife, Vicky of Albuquerque and great niece, Kymberlee Boettcher of Albuquerque. A Memorial Service in Edith's honor will be held at Central United Methodist Church, 201 University Blvd. N.E. at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Donations in Edith's memory may be made to Central United Methodist church or to the charity of your choice.
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