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Nadine May (Johnson) Boettcher

May 19, 1927 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 90)

Nadine May (Johnson) Boettcher, of Boulder City, NV, born to Gladys and Esler Johnson on May 19, 1927, in Sacramento, C A , passed away on June 29, 2017.  The proud matriarch of a large family, she was married to the late Jerome Ward Boettcher (2002) of Boulder City. She is survived by her eight children:  Mary Catherine Boettcher of Boulder City; Blase Ward (Kathleen Hesse) Boettcher of St. Louis, MO; Teresa (Charles) Dalbec of Wheat Ridge, CO; Elizabeth Ann Galbraith of Tijeres, NM; Margaret Barry Smith of Kansas City, MO; Cecelia Faith (Scott) Sallee of Durango, CO; Anthony Jerome Boettcher of Colorado Springs, CO; and Gloria Jean Horne of Colorado Springs.  She is also survived by sister-in-law Caroline Johnson of Sierra Madre, CA, and by 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. 


In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons-in-law: Brian Campbell Galbraith and Cranston Jay Smith; one grandchild, Anna Hesse Boettcher; her brother Esler Hays Johnson, sister-in-law Margot Thompson Olson, and many friends and family.


Nadine was a long-time member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Boulder City, and with her husband and daughter, a staunch benefactor of Lend-a-Hand.  Donations can be made to Lend-a-Hand, 400 Utah Street, Boulder City, NV, 89005 in Nadine's memory.


Burial will be private; a memorial Mass and ceremony is pending.  No flowers please.  Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at 

Charitable donations may be made to:

400 Utah Street, Boulder City NV 89005
Tel: 1-702-294-2363

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