OBITUARY

Betty Lou Erpelding

November 4, 1926February 17, 2018
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Betty Lou Erpelding, 91, of Zanesville, passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at McAllen Medical Center, McAllen, Texas. Born on November 4, 1926 in Muncie, she was a daughter of the late Raymond and Luella (Brown) Adams. A wonderful homemaker, she was employed with Farnsworth, Cleveland Graphite, and Stillman’s. She enjoyed watching sports such as football, the Olympics, and ice-skating. Mostly, she found joy in spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her children, R. Dennis Erpelding of Fort Wayne, Linda (Randy) Williard of Yoder, Connie (Rick) Nichter of Zanesville, and Mark Erpelding of Fort Wayne; nine grandchildren, Andy Blaising, Debbie Craig, Mike Butler, Michelle Parker, Matt Erpelding, Jami Pippin, Ricky Nichter, Sara Parady, and Weston Moon; 19 great-grandchildren; brother, Larry (Donna) Adams of Fort Wayne; and sister, Rose “Rosie” Lee of New Haven. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. Erpelding; brother, Raymond “Buzz” Adams; sisters, Carol Arnoldy, Viola Moody, and Dory Gallagher; and daughter-in-law, Ann Erpelding. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am on Friday, March 2, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Father Jake Runyon officiating. Calling will also be from 2-4pm & 6-8pm on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd., Fort Wayne, with a Rosary Service beginning at 3:30pm. Burial at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Riley Hospital for Children, or the Masses. For online condolences, please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com.

Services

  • Calling Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Rosary Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Calling Thursday, March 1, 2018
  • Calling Friday, March 2, 2018
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 2, 2018
REMEMBERING

Betty Lou Erpelding

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Susan Connors Sheehan

February 28, 2018

To the family of Betty Erpelding,

My sincere sympathy to your entire family as you say good-bye to your dear Betty.

What a lovely lady with such a positive attitude. She will be missed by all.

Her husband (Dick) was my first cousin.

Susan Connors Sheehan

Army Burks

February 26, 2018

To the family of Betty Erpelding you have my deepest sympathy. May God continue to strengthen you in your hour of need.

February 26, 2018

Prayers to the Family of Betty Erpelding she will be truly missed

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