Betty J. Eichhorn

Betty Jean Eichhorn, 91, of Bluffton, IN, and having ties to Uniondale, IN, died Friday, May 12, 2017, at the visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Eichhorn was a long-time member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, in Uniondale.

She was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Allen County to Simon Peter and Lottie Grace Van Meter Ambler. She married Charles Junior Eichhorn on April 3, 1948, and he preceded her in death on May 20, 2016.

Survivors include a son, Phil Eichhorn, of rural Uniondale; two daughters, Brenda (Ervin) Glass, of Fort Wayne, and Judy Arnold, of Greenwood; four grandchildren, Kevin (Alicia) Arnold, Angela (Scott) Blinkiewicz, Shannon (Brent Lang) Glass and Heather Thompson; and nine great-grandchildren.

Calling is Tuesday, May 16, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 W. Mill St., Ossian. A service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Uniondale, or Visiting Nurse.

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