Age 97 handed absent July 31, 2021. She was born on May well 12, 1924, to moms and dads Clarence and Elizabeth (Keller) Oberer who preceded her in dying. She lived on Countryside Push in Beavercreek, Ohio, for over 45 years. In 1996, she moved to
Otterbein – Franklin SeniorLife Neighborhood in Franklin, Indiana. Betty was married for
virtually sixty many years to James (Jim) Harry Blakely (Army) who passed away on May 13, 2008.
Betty has two kids, Gary Edward Blakely (USAF) who preceded her in demise on March 1, 1990 and Linda Elizabeth Jacobsen of Seymour, Indiana. Her three grandchildren
incorporate Brandon (Ann) Hertler of Greenwood, Indiana, Ethan Hertler (USMC) who also preceded her in dying on January 30, 2007, and James Earl Blakely (Aliesha) of Crowley, Texas. Eight great-grandchildren consist of Isabelle, Abigail, and Addison Hertler of Indiana and Jalynn, Jordan, Kelcey, Marley and Jayce of Texas and cousins and quite a few close good friends in Ohio and Indiana.
In Dayton, Betty was a graduate of Parker Co-op Course of 1942. She worked for New Neighbors League, Inc. Betty was energetic in Beta Sigma Phi, signing up for in 1945 and then grew to become a existence member. She gained lots of honors which include Remarkable
Beta Sigma Phi of Dayton in 1948 and the International Award of Distinction in 1991. She was active in the purchase of the Sorority Residence on Huffman Avenue in Dayton. At the time of her passing, she was an lively member of Alpha
Gamma Learn Chapter as Torchbearer, the optimum diploma, in Whiteland, Indiana.
In 1962, the Dayton Every day Information honored Betty as the very first Girls of the Calendar year. She and her daughter returned in 2012 for a 50th celebration of the primary function.
Betty and her husband Jim helped manage and commence Peace Lutheran Church in Beavercreek. She taught the 3-calendar year-old Sunday school course for around 30 several years. She was a member
of the “Corridor of Servants” at Peace. She is a member of
Resurrection Lutheran Church in Indianapolis.
In Dayton, she volunteered at Miami Valley Clinic and then continued to volunteer at Johnson Memorial Wellbeing in
Franklin, Indiana, with about 13,000 several hours of volunteer support. In 2015, Betty obtained The Golden Hoosier Award for her
In addition, she was a diehard “Red’s Admirer” with period tickets for 40 furthermore yrs.
In lieu of bouquets, the spouse and children requests that Memorial Gifts be offered in Betty’s identify to either Miami Valley Foundation (Attn: Jenny Lewis), 1 Wyoming Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45409 or Johnson Memorial Well being Basis in care of Nursing Scholarships (Attn: Kelsey Kasting), 1125 W. Jefferson Road, Franklin, Indiana 46131.
A Visitation will take location on Monday, August 9, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Tobias Funeral Dwelling, 3970 Dayton Xenia Highway, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432 until the time of solutions at 1:00 PM. At 1:00 PM there will be a Beta Sigma Phi service
followed by Pastor David Smith conducting the funeral
assistance. Spouse and children Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio.
Printed by Dayton Day by day Information on Aug. 7, 2021.