Betty Hilda Lake
March 12, 1933 – April 22, 2018
Betty Hilda (Lehrman) Lake went to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 22, 2018.
She was born on March 12, 1933 to Ruth and Harry C. Lehrman. The only daughter of three children, she was proceeded in death by her younger brother Henry. Her older brother Robert survives. On December 22, 1951 she married Max R. Lake. Together they raised five children, Kathleen R. (Brian) Smith, Phillip E. (Karen) Lake, Cindy S. (Gary) Hall, Laurie J. (Tom) Sorg, and Steven R. (Teri) Lake. The family grew up at Nine Mile, Indiana where they attended the Nine Mile United Methodist Church. Summers were spent at Big Long Lake, with their children grown, they built a year round home and moved to the lake. She worked for several years at the Ossian Furniture Store. Her life centered on her large and extended family and friends. Betty is survived by her 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at Ossian United Methodist Church, 201 West Mill Street, Ossian, IN 46777 on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 26, 2018, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cancer Services of NE Indiana, Ossian United Methodist Church, or Big Long Lake Association for their annual fireworks display.
- Cancer Services of NE Indiana
- Ossian United Methodist Church
- Big Long Lake Association for their Annual Fireworks Display
- Visitation Thursday, April 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, April 26, 2018