Betty E. Mather

Betty Ellen Mather, 98, of rural Wabash, IN, and having relatives in Huntington County, IN, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at 7:08 p.m. at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

Mrs. Mather was a graduate of New London High School. She retired from Wabash Magnetics after 19 years, and was a volunteer at Helping Hands since 1985. She was a member of the Wabash Christian Church.

She was born Oct. 13, 1919, in Cyclone to Thomas Vernon and Myrtle Agness Whiteman Hutchison. She married Jack M. Mather in Houston, TX, on Oct. 31, 1943; he preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2007.

Survivors include a sister, Helen L. Shoemaker of Warsaw, and a brother-in-law, Paul P. Lamprecht, of Andrews.

Calling is Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Haley Asberry officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion.

Memorial gifts may be made to Helping Hands.

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