Betty J. Schmoll, 84, of Decatur, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Betty was born on Sunday, November 4, 1928, in Talmadge, Neb., to the late Fred G. and Iola (VanWinkle) Douglas. She married Glen E. Schmoll on July 7, 1946; he passed away February 8, 2009.
Betty was the secretary-treasurer for the Decatur Local Women's Bowling Association from 1973-1995. She was also involved with the Psi Iota Xi in Decatur. She was a homemaker, seamstress, a waitress for several years at Fairway (Back 40) Restaraunt and Richard's Restaurant in Decatur, and a clerk at various stores in the area.
Among survivors are one daughter, Beth L. Mansfield of Fort Wayne; one son, Steven G. (Lisa) Schmoll of Columbia City; four granddaughters, Allison Schmoll, Tammy McDonough, Chrissy Sarns, and Emily Mansfield; two grandsons, Christopher Turner and Matthew Schmoll; and two great-grandsons, Tommy McDonough and Levi Turner.
Betty was preceded in death by one daughter, Penelope A. Schinnerer; three brothers, Boyd, Jack, and Rex Douglas; and two sisters, Gladys Andrew and Maxine Cederberg.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, in Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, also at the funeral home, with Funeral Celebrant Molly Farthing officiating.
Preferred memorials are to Parkview Hospice or Homebound Meals in Fort Wayne.