Obit: Betts, Barbara (1933 - 2010)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Betts, Theisen, Reif, Rullis, Norris
----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. 17 Feb. 2010)
Betts, Barbara (17 NOV 1933 - 12 FEB 2010)
Barbara J. Betts, 76, Cleveland, Ohio, formerly of Loyal, died on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, in the Hospice House of Western Reserve, Cleveland, Ohio. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Monday, Feb. 15, at the Chapel of the Divine Word Catholic Church, Kirkland, Ohio.
Barbara Jean Theisen was born on Nov. 17, 1933, in Loyal, to William F. and Mae (nee Reif) Theisen. She married Homer R. Betts on Nov. 5, 1955, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, Loyal. She was involved in Divine World Choir, Ladies Guild of Divine Word, Divine Word of Prayer Group, Kirtland Seniors, Hi Fives of Divine Word, and PERI Chapter 28. Her special interests were music and singing, her husband and family, and seeing and spending time with her grandchildren. She always had time for a friend and a warm hug.
Survivors include her husband, Homer; children, Ann Marie (William J.) Rullis, Highland Hts., Ohio, Kathleen S. (William R.) Norris, Fort Meyers, Fla., John A. (Diana) Betts, Kirkland, Ohio, and Thomas W. (Lisa) Betts, Hudson, Ohio; grandchildren, Theresa Russell, Katie Norris, William P. Rullis, Barbara Friedman, Jessica Betts, Ryan Betts, Christine Betts, Emily Betts, Jonathan Rullis, Leah Russell, anf Julia RUllis; siblings, Betty (Jerome) Johnson and Charls (Carol) Theisen; sisters-in0law, Evelyn Theisen and Dorothy Theisen; and 30 nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were siblings, Leo (Elenore) Theisen, Bill Theisen, Eleanore (Jerry) Norton, Ray Theisen, Florence (James) Ward, Mary (Fritz) Helm and Abbot Primate Jerome Theisen, OSB.
Memorials may be designated to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St. Euclid, Ohio 44119; St John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minn., Jerome Theisen Guesthouse Program Endowment, Box 2015, Collegeville, MN. 56321-2015; and Chapel of the civine Word, 8100 Eagle Road, Kirkland, OH 44094.
McMahon-Coyne-Vitanonio Funeral Home, Willoughby, Ohio, assisted the family with arrangements.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs