Betty Jo (Wallen) Obrist, 93 of Lincoln, died Saturday (9-1-2018). She was born Sept. 4, 1924, to Claude Ervin and Josephine (Siepelmeier) Wallen in Unadilla. On Aug. 27, 1950, Betty married Harry Burdette Obrist in Unadilla.
She is survived by daughter Diane Obrist, sons Kevin Obrist, Kent and Chris (Jansky) Obrist all of Lincoln; granddaughters, Ashleigh and Jessica of Omaha; sisters-in-law, Joan Wible, Topeka, Kan., Jeanine Bryceson, Lincoln; dear friend Donna Hink.
Preceded in death by parents, husband Harry Burdette, brother Dale (Shirley) Wallen, brothers-in-law, Claire Obrist, Darold Hoffman, Robert Wible, Darrell Bryceson, nephew Wayne Wallen.
Visitation was to be Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and with the family 6 to 8 p.m. at Butherus Maser & Love Funeral Home.
Celebration of Betty’s Life was to be Friday, September 7, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Burial was to follow at the Unadilla Cemetery.  
Memorials to the Salvation Army and St. Paul United Methodist Church. Reverend Wayne Alloway officiating.
 Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online Condolences can be left at