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Lois J. Bettinger
Lois J. Bettinger, age 88, of Berkey, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly at her winter home in Sarasota, Florida, Saturday, March 26, 2016. She was born December 17, 1927 in Port Clinton, Ohio to Rollin E. and Jesse Amelia (Warncke) Bergman. Lois married Karl Bettinger on November 11, 1950, who preceded her in death October of 1999.
Lois was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in Metamora, Ohio. She retired from Sears Westgate. Lois enjoyed being a snowbird at Windward Isle, traveling, playing golf, gardening, playing cards, spending time with her many friends, and especially her family. She always made family her top priority by hosting family get togethers, babysitting, and having sleepovers for her great-grandchildren.
Lois will be greatly missed by her children, Stephen (Barb) Bettinger, Joyce (Phil) Felzer and Thomas Bettinger; grandchildren, Jennifer (Chad) Cox, Stacey Felzer, Todd (Lori) Bettinger, Brian (Jenni) Bettinger, Scott Felzer, Chad (Teonna) Felzer, Lauren (Ben) Petitpren, Matt Betz, Marcy (Damian Stento) Betz; 17 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Carole Bergman and Rose Bettinger.
Besides her husband, Karl, Lois was preceded in death by her sister, Marjorie Bergman and brothers, Donald and Richard Bergman.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 1st from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora. Visitation will continue Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Metamora, where funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Amanda Ghaffarian presiding. Interment will follow at Wolfinger Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 124 W. Main St., Metamora, OH 43540.
Residence: Berkey, Ohio
Visitation: Friday, April 1st from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Metamora
Funeral Service: Saturday, April 2nd at 11:00 am at Faith Lutheran Church in Metamora
Interment: Wolfinger Cemetery
Deepest sympathy to your entire family in your loss. You will be in our prayers.
Harry and Aggie Miller Apr 3 2016 12:00 AM
Dear family of Lois: I am so sad to hear of your loved ones passing. She was a lovely, loving woman & I shall miss her. Penny TOPS
Penelope Reder Apr 2 2016 12:00 AM
Thoughts and prayers from an old friend.
Alfia Ehret Apr 2 2016 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. My condolences and prayers go out to your family. Lois was a great friend.
Alfia Ehret Apr 1 2016 12:00 AM
I met Lois & Karl when they started camping at Farwell Lake in Michigan and over the years I remained friends with Lois as we both had homes in Florida. I'll miss our chats. My condolences to your family...... She will be greatly missed.....
Doris Archambo Mar 31 2016 12:00 AM
Tom, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Sincere condolences and prayers to you and your family.
Denise Jacobs Mar 31 2016 12:00 AM
Lois had a great smile for everyone She will be remembered. My sympathy to her entire family. May good memories will help you through the times ahead.
Carol (Miller-Hassen) Werner Mar 31 2016 12:00 AM
With deepest sympathy, and our prayer for you... Eternal God, we praise you for the great company of all those who have finished their course in faith and now rest from their labors. Graciously receive Lois into your presence. Bring us all at last with all into the joy of your eternal home in heaven, through Jesus our Lord. I taught at Evergreen for 40 years and remember Lois coming for conferences for her children. Do you remember me? Carla Laver
John W. and Carla Laver Mar 31 2016 12:00 AM
Great memories of Lois, what a kind, sweet, soft spoken friend and neighbor. We always enjoyed a chat with her in the sunshine state. Also, Lois was our bocce ball partner and a very GOOD one at that. The heart aches for what is has LOVED ... and. LOST....May GOD give your heart what it needs right now to heal. R. I. P. Our Dear Friend...we will miss your smiling face.
Rodney and Arlene ( Sarasota next door neighbors) Mar 30 2016 12:00 AM
Family my condolences to all of you. I love you as if you were my own family as I got to know you as you visited with Lois. She was a special lady. Always caring about all of you and sharing her joy with me when ever one of you had a special event happen. She would always want to be home in time for Easter with all of you; well this time she was home for Easter with her family that had already gone home to be with the Lord. We will all miss her here but know that she is in a much better place now. My love to all of you, Linda
Linda Hollinger (Windward Isle Friend) Mar 30 2016 12:00 AM