Betty Elaine Buckman was born April 6, 1951, in Dodge City, Kansas. She passed away on May 10, 2013, at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Washington, at the age of 62.
Betty graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1984. She and her husband Eric S. Buckman were married 28 years and made Ocean Shores, Wash. their home.
In addition to her husband, Eric; she is survived by sister, Berniece Zielke; son, David Wilson; daughters, Shawna Kuhns, Lindsey Morrow and Holly Buckman; 10 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be designated for the research of Liver Disease at Swedish Hospital Medical Center Foundation or to help Wounded Warriors at the Wounded Warrior Project.