Kathryn 'Kate' Betz

Kathryn “Kate” Betz, 98, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mrs. Betz was a 1939 graduate of South Whitley High School.  She was a cook at Huntington Hospital, Huntington College and at Huntington North High School for 19 years.  She also worked at GE in Fort Wayne and Camp Dick Runyan as a housecleaner.   She was a member of Central Christian Church in Huntington, Eastern Star, past art guild member, Women’s Fellowship, Cub Scout leader and an elder lifetime member of the church.

She was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Roann, to Herman and Ruth Baker Schipper. She married Carl E. Betz on Dec. 19, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 1997.

She is survived by a son, Garland (Sharon) Betz, of Huntington; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Johnston.

The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Mt. Hope Cemetery, in Huntington.

Memorials are to Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.