Friday Night
42°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Saturday
46°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Saturday Night
29°
Partly Cloudy
4%
Sunday
46°
Mostly Sunny
Sunday Night
33°
Mostly Clear
Monday
52°
Mostly Sunny
Monday Night
40°
Mostly Clear
Tuesday
58°
Partly Sunny
1%
Tuesday Night
43°
Mostly Cloudy
7%
Wednesday
54°
Mostly Cloudy
23%
Wednesday Night
41°
Chance Rain Showers
34%
3 Day
Extended
Friday, February 4th, 2011
Betty Vannette
Betty E. Vannette, 84, St. Marys, died at 11 p.m. Feb. 2, 2011, at her home.
She was born Feb. 9, 1926, in Berne, Ind., to Jesse and Velma Habegger Balsiger. On Feb. 22, 1946, she married Burton L. Vannette, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Candy (Duane) Forlow, Celina, Dano (Bobbie) Vannette, Fort Wayne, Ind., Doug (Becky) Vannette, St. Marys, and Curt (Bei) Vannette, Lima; a sister, Annabelle (Wayne) Dubach, Geneva, Ind.; two brothers, Herman (Phyllis) Balsiger, Phoenix, Ariz., and George (Vera) Balsiger, Berne, Ind.; nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant brother.
She was a 1944 graduate of Hartford High School in Indiana. She retired from Reynolds and Reynolds Corp in Celina. She and her husband were founders and operators of The Flower and Plant Barn in St. Marys. She was a member of Grace Missionary Church in Celina.
Funeral rites are 2 p.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Bruce Head officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina.
Calling is noon-2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Additional obituaries on this date
Loa Welker, 84, St. Marys, died at 2:23 a.m. Feb. 3, 2011, at her home.
She w [More]
John P. "Jack" Steen, 81, Celina, died at 3:45 a.m. Feb. 1, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima. [More]
Donald A. Ruese, 71, New Bremen, died at 7:43 p.m. Feb. 3, 2011, at Joint Towns [More]