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Betty Whitaker

Betty Lou Whitaker

Sunday, September 11th, 1927 - Thursday, June 11th, 2020
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Obituary

Betty Lou Whitaker, 92, of Rensselaer, passed away at Franciscan Healthcare Rensselaer Thursday, June 11, 2020. She was born on September 11, 1927, in Hammond, Indiana.

She married Marvin P. Whitaker in Jasper County. They celebrated over 50 years of marriage together. Marvin preceded her in death in 2013.
Betty enjoyed playing Bingo and was known to play the game at many different locations and events.

Betty is survived by 4 children: Allen L. Whitaker (Kathy J.), Roger D. Whitaker, Marvin R. Whitaker, Jr. (Rhonda) and Ron Whitaker (Marybeth); 5 grandchildren: Rodney, Rhonda, Shane, Jason, Cole and Conner.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin; one daughter, Diana S. Whitaker; and one grandson, Jeff Dick.

Friends may visit with the family Tuesday, June 16, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CDT at Steinke Funeral Home with Ernie Randolph officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Rensselaer following the service. Family would like to thank all the nurses and staff at Rensselaer Care Center for taking care of Betty.

Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer is honored to be handling the arrangements.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 | 10:30am
    When
    Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 10:30am
    Location
    Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer
    Address
    403 N. Front St.
    P.O. Box 160
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
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  • Interment

    Location
    Memory Gardens Cemetery
    Address
    8435 W. Clark St.
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
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Tim & Candy Stanfill

Posted at 01:19pm
We love you and we are praying for you and the family during this sorrowful time she will always be in our hearts.
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Deb Crider-Nance

Posted at 06:18pm
So very sorry to hear about Betty. She was the sweetest lady. Always treated me like one of her own. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP Betty- Deb Crider-Nance
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