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Monday, December 7th, 2009
Complete Obituary
Betty Crabtree
  Florence Esther "Betty" Crabtree, 88, of St. Marys, died at 8 p.m. Dec. 4, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born April 12, 1921, in Dundee, Mich. to Early and Rosa Schwabb Green. On Aug. 1, 1943, she married the Rev. H. Glenn Crabtree, who died July 19, 1994.
Surviving are a son, the Rev. Jack (Rebecca) Crabtree, Huntington Station, N.Y.; a daughter, Jane Fandray, Charlotte, N.C.; a son-in-law, Donald Bilski, Salisbury, Md.; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
She served in partnership with her husband in nine Evangelical United Brethren and United Methodist congregations providing leadership for children's education and worldwide mission programs. She graduated from Findlay High School in 1939 and the Chicago Evangelistic Institute in 1943.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Otterbein, the Rev. Dr. Michael Jenkins officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to Otterbein or the Long Island Youth for Christ, Huntington Station, N.Y.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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