Friday, September 7th, 2012
Betty Jean Mottinger, 78, Ohio City, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 6, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert.
She was born Dec. 30, 1933, in Van Wert, to Francis and Vivian Jerome Anderson.
On March 19, 1955, she married Richard C. Mottinger, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Richard E. "Dick" Mottinger, Ohio City, David L. Mottinger, Indianapolis, Ind., and Nancy K. Brown, Van Wert; a brother, James (Helen) Anderson, Van Wert; a sister, Janice Roesner, Bellefontaine; a sister-in-law, Shirley Partin, Van Wert; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Donna J. Kiracofe; a brother, Dean Anderson; and a sister, Barbara Anderson Bowman.
She was a 1951 graduate of Van Wert High School and retired from Kennedy Manufacturing, Van Wert.
She was a member of Kingsley United Methodist Church, Van Wert.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Monday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, the Rev. Anthony Perry officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Ohio City.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 2-3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the church or the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be left at www.cowanfuneralhome.com.
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