Debra S. (Debbie) Bott

Debbie Bott, age 66, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2021. She was born in September 1954 in Hiawatha, Kansas to Dale and Doris Snyder.

She graduated from Sabetha High School in 1972. Attended Emporia State University and was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority. She was first runner up Miss Emporia State 1974.

Debbie married Lynn Bott in 1974. Together they have two children Mindi Kastning and Jason Bott. Son-in-law Brian and grandchildren Lilian, Nicholas, Ericson, and Annalie. A daughter-n-law Julia and granddaughter Paisley.

She is survived by her parents Dale and Doris Snyder of Sabetha and her sister Terri Giesel.

Debbie began working in banking in 1976. She worked at Douglas County Bank, Emprise Bank, and Central Bank of the Midwest. She retired in 2019.

Debbie enjoyed gardening, traveling, and reading. She volunteered for Relay for Life of Douglas County. She started her first team in 1999. She was on the committee from 2005-2013 and was Co-chair from 2008-2010. She also served on the Lawrence Security Committee.

Funeral services will be held at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home on June 2, 2021 at 11am.

Memorials are to go to Relay for Life of Douglas County and LMH Foundation Oncology, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, KS 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Stacey Leslie...

I am so sorry to hear of Debbie’s passing. I worked with her at Douglas County Bank and always enjoyed her positive outlook on things. She always had a smile on her face. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

From Joyce C. Dillon...

I loved working with Debbie at Douglas County Bank back in the 80’s. She always had a smile and was so much fun. Thinking of the Bott Families with much admiration!

From Ran Sivron...

Lynn, I am so very sorry for your loss. If there is anything that I, as a fellow widower, can do for you, please let me know.

From Lowell Jacobsen...

Lynn, I am so very sorry for your profound loss.

From Linda Williams...

Lynn, Mindi, Jason,
My thoughts are with your family. I remember Debbie as a loving parent. She was always helpful and supportive in Mindi and Jason’s education. Your Family is in my prayers.

From Steven W Hawkins...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

From Darcy Russell...

Lynn, you have my deepest sympathy.

From Brandan Sigrist...

Lynn,

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

From Dana White...

Lynn and family,
It was a pleasure and a joy to have been able to meet Debbie. She was a wonderful person. She was so kind and caring to me and my family during a difficult time last year I will cherish the memories of talking with her. She lit up when talking about her family I enjoyed getting to see the photos of your family.

From Debbie Guenther...

Lynn…I am so sorry to hear about Debbie’s passing. She always had a smile and kind words to everyone she met. She will be greatly missed.

From Debbie Filkins...

Had the pleasure of getting to know Debbie through Relay for Life. She always had a smile and made things go well. Condolences and prayers to you all.

From Danette Umholtz...

Lynn – I always admired Debbie’s quiet grace and courage. She was a valued long-time coworker who made a positive impact on so many over the years. You and Debbie built a beautiful home together which she was rightly proud of, but most important to her was her family. Thinking of you, Mindi and Jason at this very sad time.

From Julie Brumley...

Lynn,
I will always remember Debbie’s beautiful smile and kindness. I am so sorry for your loss.

From Deb Werts...

Lynn, I was saddened to hear about Debbie’s passing. I always admired her kind and cheerful manner and looked forward to catching up on our families during visits at the bank. Condolences to you, Mindi, Jason and the grandkids.

From Linda Lester...

All of us at The Etc Shop will miss Debbie, she was in often and we enjoyed the visits…..At Douglas Co. Bank she was always there to help when needed.

From Tina Yates...

Lynn and family, I’m so sorry to hear about Debbie’s passing. I was fortunate to get to know her well through Relay For Life and considered her to be a great friend. Offering sympathy and prayers for peace for your entire family at this most difficult time.

From Carol Amyx...

I will cherish the friendship and love that developed over many years of working together with Debbie. She was so generous with her time and support, a truly beautiful person. I wish she had more time to enjoy her retirement but I’m thankful she is pain-free and at peace. I’m thinking of the family at this time, remembering the way Debbie’s face would light up when she talked about Jason and Mindi and especially the grandkids. May your memories bring you comfort and healing.

From Sally Baker...

Lynn, my thoughts and prayers for you and your family. I know Debbie will be missed greatly.

From Sarah Musick...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Debbie will be surely missed.

From Debbie Luman...

Lynn, my heart goes out to you and your family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

From Sharon Haupt...

Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

From Nancy (Carpenter) Flentie...

Lynn and family, my thoughts are with you now and in the coming days. May your memories be a blessing in the future. Debbie was a fun high school classmate.

From Tori Crawford...

I am so sorry to hear about Debbie. I worked closely with her for only a short time, but in that time she was always so kind and helpful. She will be greatly missed. Praying and thinking of your family during this time

From Kari Wempe...

Deb was so smart and good at her work, which made my job as an investigator easier. She was a awesome lady and a joy!

From Nancy Hettwer...

My thoughts are with you at this difficult time Lynn! Your many wonderful memories will be a comfort to you in the days ahead!

From Pat Slabaugh...

Lynn and family, please accept my sincere condolences. Debbie always put her family first. I am thinking about you and your family. RIP —

Pat Slabaugh

From Angie and Alvin Fishburn...

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, especially your Mom and Dad.

From ken wertzberger...

Condolences to Lynn, Jason, and family. Great lady. RIP.
Ken Wertzberger

From Sandy White...

Thinking of you and your family at this time.

From Larry Magee...

My thoughts are with you and your family. Debbie was a great mother and wife who supported her family completely. Please let me know if I can help in any way

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