Betty R. Blinn

Betty Rosella Blinn, 97, of Warren, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at 6:05 p.m. at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Mrs. Blinn graduated from Jefferson Center High School in Huntington County. She assisted her husband in the real estate business for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Marion and a former member of the Marion Women's Club. She volunteered at the Marion Public Library.

She was born July 14, 1922, in Flat Rock, IL, to Yearsley and Ethel Chaney Holmes. She married Lawrence Blinn on June 22, 1941, and he preceded her in death.  

Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Thomas) Hiemstra, of Marion; and a brother, Dale Holmes, of Lexington, OH.

Calling is Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Mick Simpkins and Gerald Moreland will be officiating. Burial will follow at Estates of Serenity.

Memorials are to the Marion Public Library, 600 S. Washington St., Marion, IN 46953.

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