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Betty Lee Roe, 82, of rural Decatur, passed away at 5:50 a.m., on Monday, February 6, 2012, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Betty was born on Wednesday, June 26, 1929, in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Raymond M. and Arberdeen (Snyder) Fickert.
She married the late Ernest Roe on September 28, 1957, in Ohio City, Ohio. He passed away on January 5, 2011.
Betty was a member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church and WELCA in Ohio City.
Betty was homemaker and had worked for 13 years at Central Insurance Company.
Surviving are her son, Randall E. (Kim) Roe, of Decatur; brother LeRoy M. Fickert; of Ohio City; and three grandchildren, Logan, Parker, and Mallorie Roe, all at home.
Preceding Betty in death was one sister, Wilma Feasel.
Friends will be received from noon-3 p.m., and 4- 7 p.m. Saturday, February 11, in Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Sunday. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12, in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, in Ohio City, with Rev. Denise Brown officiating.
Interment will follow in the Backesto/Spring Hill Cemetery, rural Monroe.
Preferred memorials are to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church; MDA; or the Adams Central Squadron of Sound.