Betty Irene (Clute) Gottsche, 86

Betty Irene (Clute) Gottsche, 86, of Oswego, passed away August 2, 2011 at the Pontiac Care and Rehab center.

Born in Northcumberland, NY, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert H. and Elizabeth B.(Ward) Clute.

She loved cats, animals and the outdoors. She enjoyed cross stitching.

She was predeceased by her husband George Gottsche, six brothers: Louis, Edward, Ralph, Clifford, Robert, Shearl Clute and one sister Esther Lloyd.

Survivors include brother Gerald Clute of Stoney Creek and sister Bernice Reynolds of Saratoga Springs, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 12 Noon Saturday, at Greenridge Cemetery, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

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