Betty M. Lengel

Betty Marie Lengel, 93, of Wabash, IN, and having family in LaFontaine, IN, , died Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 11:40 p.m.,  at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Lengel was a homemaker, a private housekeeper and also worked at US Gypsum. She was a member of the Wabash Church of the Nazarene.

She was born Aug. 8, 1926, in Wabash to Frank and Mae Pattee Burke.She married Leon Lengel Jr. in East Pemming, MI, on July 17, 1943, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 21, 2019.

She is survived by a son, Larry (Debbie) Lengel, of North Manchester; a daughter, Sue (Bill) Bilbee, of Wabash; five grandchildren, Jeff (Kris Steele) Figert, Heather (John) Ziko, and Julie (Vince) Holley, all of Wabash; Michael (Kim Rowe) Figert, of Urbana; and Megan (Joseph Michael) Petro; of LaFontaine; nine great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Thursday, July 2, 2020, from 4 p.m to 6 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Rev. Kirk Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Wabash County Museum.

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