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Betty M. Beitler

April 27, 2012

    Betty M. (Leimenstoll) Beitler, 87, of Decatur, died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
    Betty was born in Adams County, on July 17, 1924, to the late John and Irene (Denny) Myers.
    On November 8, 1953, she married Lloyd Leimenstoll; he died March 10, 1975.
    She married Harry Beitler on August 5, 1981; he died May, 1991.
    Betty was a member of the Decatur Church of God. She was a homemaker and worked as a cashier for Kroger and Gerber Locker in Craigville.
    Among survivors are a daughter, Karen (Dan) Eckelbarger of Craigville; three stepchildren, Patricia (Harold) Arnold of Monroe; Judy (Michael) Haney of Kendalville; and Robert Beitler of Pendleton; a sister, Arlene (Kenneth) Nash of Joplin, Mo.; and three grandchildren, Mathew (Megan), Ashley and Aaron Eckelbarger, all of Craigville.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Foltz.
    Visitation will be today from 3-6 p.m., and Sunday, noon-2 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
    Funeral services will on Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home.
    Officiating will be Pastor Dan Eckelbarger, Mathew Eckelbarger and Jerry Hurst.
    Burial will be in Pleasant Dale Cemetery, rural Decatur.
    Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
    Online condolences may be made at

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