Kris Bottcher of Milwaukie, Oregon passed away in his sleep May 28, 2021.
Kris was born on September 29, 1967, to Paul Alan Bottcher and Barbara Ann Bottcher in Worcester, Massachusetts. At age five Kris and his family moved to Portland, Oregon. He attended Grant High School.
Kris enjoyed camping, rock concerts and spending time with family and friends. Kris’ most favorite thing was his Dallas Cowboys, He Loved Them!!!
Kris is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Kristina; their 3 children, Richard Clow, Krisha Harris and Tony Nylund; siblings, Debbie Eggiman (Casey), Keith Bottcher (Tammy), Craig Bottcher (Shelley), Susan Shaw (Monte), and Jeanne Castellano (James); mother-in law, Katherine Ensminger; brother-in-law, Dan Ensminger (Melissa); and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul A. Bottcher and Barbara Bottcher; and his nephew, Joshua T. Sharpe.
Kris will be missed by his loving wife, family and his best friend, Mark Arlt.
There will be a Celebration of Kris’ life in August.
“Grieve not, nor speak of
me with tears, but laugh and
talk of me as if I were beside
you so – ‘twas Heaven here with you.”
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