Betty Rodeman, formerly of Chesterton, died Thursday, August 11, in Lynden,
Washington. She was born March 14, 1921.
Betty was a resident of Baileytown at West Oak Hill Road from 1937 to 1967.
She then moved to Timber Court, Chesterton from 1967 to 2004. She moved to
her sonís home in Lynden, Wash., in 2004 and lived there until her death.
Betty was active in the Duneland community. She was a founding member of the
Baileytown Neighbors Club and then joined the fledgling Chesterton Womenís
Club of the General Federation of Womenís Clubs. She was made an honorary
member of the Womenís Club prior to her death and remained a member until
Betty was honored with an Indiana Congressional letter of appreciation for
her public service.
She was a founding volunteer for the Chesterton Art Show. She continued
working with the show until she left Chesterton. She designed and drew the
covers for the art show pamphlets for many years.
Betty was also a member of the Augsburg Lutheran church in Porter. She was
active in the church programs and the Dorcas Society.
Betty was married to Ernest Rodeman, who preceded her in death.
She is survived by sons Fred Rodeman of Beloit, Wisc., Bob Rodeman of
Lynden, Wash., grand children Dianna Rodeman and Debbie Figueroa of
Bellingham, Wash., and Jon Petursson of Snohomish, Wash.
Betty will be deeply missed by all.
Funeral services are set for 11 a.m., Sept. 6, 2011, at White Love Funeral
home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral at 11
She will be buried alongside her husband Ernest at the Chesterton Cemetery.