BETTY D. HALL, 85, of New Haven and formerly of Wood-burn, passed away Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Wood-burn High School in 1947 and was married in Woodburn on Nov. 10, 1951 to Wendell D. Hall. She was a lifelong member of Westwood Fellowship Church in Woodburn, and was active in its ladies aid society, kitchen committee, and the church choir. Employed as a bus driver for East Allen County Schools, Betty retired from there in 1990 after 26 years. She enjoyed all sorts of travel, and especially family vacations. She was an expert at quilting and designing comforters, as well as being a talented and experienced cook. Christmas was always an “event” in her home planned months in advance. Betty will long be remembered for her quick sense of humor and love of church, friends, and especially her family. Surviving are her children, Dr. Connie (Paul) Lightfoot of Upland and Kenton (Judy Wojcik) Hall of Richmond; brother, Melvin Ehresman of Leo; sisters, Willodean Klopfenstein of Leo and Mary Ann (James) Thompson of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Hilary (Mark) Ludema of Portland, Mich., Kendra (Jason) Beutler of Carmel, Megan (Chris) Anderson of Fishers, Kyle (Silas) Stange of Lyst, Germany, and Bailey (Rhett) Schroeder of Richmond; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell D. Hall in 2013; and her parents, Asa and Anna (Rediger) Ehresman. Service is 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Westwood Fellowship Church, 4100 Becker Road, Woodburn, with calling beginning at 9:30 a.m. Pastor Dave Souers officiating. Calling also from 3 to 5 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial in the Woodburn Evangelical Mennonite Cemetery. Memorials to the church. Arrangements by Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco. Online condolences at www.sheetsandchilds.net or on Facebook.

POSTED: 09/02/14 at 7:17 am. FILED UNDER: Obits