Betty Ann Birckbichler

November 16, 1926 ~ February 3, 2019 (age 92)


Betty Ann Birckbichler, 92, of Butler, died Sunday evening, February 3, 2019, at Concordia Lutheran Ministries in Cabot.

Born November 16, 1926 in Tolono, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Cobb and Hazel (Concrite) Cobb.

Betty was retired from Kmart in Butler, was a member of St. Christopher At The Lake Roman Catholic Church in Prospect and when she was younger was an avid golfer and bowler.

Surviving are her 4 sons: Joseph (Patricia) Birckbichler of Butler, Phillip (Barbara) Birckbichler of Butler, Stephen (Donna) Birckbichler of Chicora and Jeffrey (Patricia) Birckbichler of Butler.

1 daughter, Barbara (James) Ippolito of Charleston, Illinois.

A daughter-in-law, Barbara “Bobbi” Birckbichler of Collegeville, PA.

12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wendel A. “Chip” Birckbichler, whom she married January 10, 1946, he died May 3, 2008; her son, Michael Birckbichler; 10 brothers, 2 sisters and an infant granddaughter.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday. A Blessing Service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m., the Funeral Home. The Rev. Steven Neff, will officiate. Interment will be in Butler County Memorial Park.

In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be made to American Diabetes Association, 100 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.


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February 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

Blessing Service
February 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Geibel Funeral Home
201 E Cunningham St
Butler, PA 16001

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