Betty J. McCune

Betty J. McCune, 91, of Markle, IN,  died Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. McCune was a 1946 graduate of Roann High School. She was a farm wife, farming with her husband, Wayne.

She was born Dec. 31, 1928, in Wabash to William E. and Edith L. Freshour Bechtold. She married Cecil “Wayne” McCune on Feb. 6, 1953, in Wabash County, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2006.

Survivors include seven sons, Kenneth McCune and Robert McCune, both of Markle; Paul McCune, of Sparta, TN; Clifford McCune and Dale McCune, both of Markle; Daniel McCune of Huntington; and Steve McCune, of Ossian; eight daughters, Sandra (Richard) Kaehr, of Bluffton; Barbara Neuhauser, Evelyn (Patrick) Karst and  Julia (Eric) Wright all of Markle; Bonnie (Randy) Ramseyer, of Circleville, OH;  Brinda (Randy) Griffith, of Liberty Center; Pamela (Glen) Anstett, of Uniondale; and Peggy McCune, of Whitley County; four brothers, Melvin Bechtold, of Columbia City; Tom Bechtold and Larry Bechtold, both of North Manchester; and Terry Bechtold, of Urbana; a sister, Shelby Near, of North Manchester; 35 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, James Kaehr and James McCune; a son-in-law: Tom Neuhauser; and a great-granddaughter, Mayleigh Bennett.

Calling is Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street, Markle. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home, preceded by one hour of visitation. Rev. Dwight Fishburn will officiate. Interment will be at the Horeb Cemetery in Uniondale.

Memorials are to Huntington County Humane Society, in care of Myers Funeral Home, PO Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

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