Friday, February 4th, 2011
Complete Obituary
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.
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