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.
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
Home is handling arrangements.