Betty E. Kistler

March 28, 1920 - October 26, 2013

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Obituary

Service: Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel

Calling: Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 9 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home
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Betty E. Kistler, 93, of Kendallville died Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 5 a.m. in Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

She was raised in Churubusco, and moved to Kendallville in 1953.

She was the store manager for Haffner's Dime Store in Kendallville and also worked at No-Sag Corp. in Kendallville.

Betty enjoyed reading and crocheting.

She was born March 28, 1920, in Kendallville to Gail and Orzella (Yarian) Tomson.

In May, 1938, she married Stewart LaRue in Churubusco. He preceded her in death. In May, 1962, she married Darold Kistler in Albion. He survives in Topeka.

Also surviving are two daughters, Sandra (Virgil) Summers of El Paso, Texas and Sharon Owen of Albion; two sons, Delbert (Charlotte Ann) LaRue of Anchorage, Alaska, and Gary (Mary Ann) LaRue of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and 10 great great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Richard Owen, III; a brother, Gail Tomson; a sister, Shirley Ann Bennett; and a brother-in-law, James Bennett.

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Vicar Mark Huston and Pastor Mike Wakeland both of Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville officiating. Burial will be in Sweet Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Richard Owen, Jared Owen, Wade Owen, Dusty Price, Roger Molargik, BJ Owen, and William Price.

Calling is Saturday, November 2, 2013, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

GLENDA KOBIELA
November 3rd, 2013 10:45pm
ST PARIS. OH.

DELBERT AND ANN, WAS SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT BETTY. I LIVED NEXT DOOR TO HER AT THE MOBILE HOME COURT FOR ABOUT A YEAR AND REALLY ENJOYED TALKING TO HER. REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES WITH HER. BE SAFE GOING BACK HOME. GLENDA

Alanna Coffelt
October 31st, 2013 6:33pm
Kendallville IN

Dear Sharon and family.. I am sorry to hear about your mother. I hope you are getting along okay. It was nice to talk to you awhile back when I ran into you. Take care.. Alanna

Bob&Kim Rhodes
October 31st, 2013 3:08am
Kendallville,IN

Betty was truly a wealthy woman with all those grand children and great grand children. What a blessing she left as a legacy.

Judith Rhoden
October 29th, 2013 2:19pm
Lutheran Life Villages

I am so sorry for your loss. Betty was a wonderful gal. I enjoyed caring for her and will miss her. My prayers are with you.

Richard Kneubuhler
October 28th, 2013 9:16pm
Kendallville

I want to express my sadness to all of you on your loss of Betty. I enjoyed caring for her and her wit will be missed. Thank you for allowing me to care for her. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Blessings Richard Nursing Lutheran Life Villages

Barbara Lewis
October 28th, 2013 4:12pm
Kendallville

Thank you for sharing Betty with us here at Lutheran Life Villages. She will be greatly missed! I know your wonderful memories will give you comfort and peace during this difficult time!