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Service Friday for Ruth A. Bettin. 91

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Ruth A. Bettin, 91, of Valparaiso, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

She was born March 27, 1929, in Porter County, to Joseph and Anna (Thoesen) Peterman.

Ruth graduated from Jackson Township High School in 1947, and made her career as a Secretary with Kingsridge Homes, and later as a Bookkeeper with Kent Heating and Cooling. She had attended Faith Lutheran Church in Valparaiso, and enjoyed teaching youth bowling in Chesterton, as well as competing on bowling leagues. Ruth was fond of having lunch with friends, traveling and taking day trips, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her son, James (Dawn) Bettin of South Bend; granddaughters: Catherine (Ron) Markle, Victoria Bettin, Elizabeth Bettin; and great-grandchildren: Christopher and Payton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Richard Bettin; brother, Joseph Peterman, Jr.; and sisters: Madolin Fry and Mildred Graham.

An entombment service will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., at the Graceland Cemetery Mausoleum, Valparaiso.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ruthís name to a charity of the donorís choice.

Moeller Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Posted 9/14/2020




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