Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Betty J. Sudman, 88, St. Marys, died at 9:25 a.m. April 7, 2014, at Miller House in Celina.
She was born Oct. 27, 1925, in Cridersville, to Clarence E. and Ida Baber Thomas. On March 11, 1944, she married Donald E. Sudman at Zion Lutheran Church in St. Marys, and he preceded her in death July 28, 1964.
Survivors include a son, Thomas (Shirley) Sudman, St. Marys; three grandchildren, Mike (Elizabeth) Sudman, Celina, Mike (Heidi) Teeters, Celina, and Jamie (Dale) Secrest, Celina; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by a long-time companion, Paul Whetstone.
She was a graduate of Cridersville High School and retired from Huffy Bicycle Manufacturing Company, where she had worked as a frame welder. She was a farm wife and member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys.
Funeral rites will be at noon Friday at Miller Funeral Home West Chapel, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be given to Zion Lutheran Church or State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be sent to Millerfuneralhomes.net.