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Betty J. Baumgartner was retired from Whirlpool

Graveside service on Friday

Betty J. Baumgartner, 88, died Nov. 21, 2020, at the Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora, where she resided with her husband, Bernie.  She was born on Oct. 19, 1932 in Lima to the late Howard and Alice (Oard) Busick. On Feb. 14, 1949, she married Bernard W. Baumgartner and he survives.  

Betty and Bernie resided in Pandora since 1957 and attended the Pandora Missionary Church. Betty worked at Sylvania in Ottawa and retired from Whirlpool in Findlay. In 1995, after retirement, Betty and Bernie became snowbirds, living in Florida during the Ohio winters. She was an avid shuffle boarder, loved to ride bikes and camp.

Survivors include a son, Bob (Debra) Baumgartner; a brother, Jerry (Barb) Busick; a grandson, Ryan whom they raised from birth; five other grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and a sister, Ruth Lykins.

Betty was preceded in death by her father and mother, Howard and Alice (Oard) Busick; her step-mother, Velma (Nollan) Busick; a daughter, Sandra Baumgartner and a brother, Howard (Marian) Busick Jr.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27, in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora. Pastor Mickey Baumgartner officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Bluffton is handling the arrangements.

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