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Betty L. Van Hoosier Aug. 25, 1932 - Feb. 6, 2019

Betty was born in Marion on Aug. 25, 1932, to the late Fredrick J. and Mildred D. (Isenbarger) Tolle. She passed away at Aperion Health Care, Marion, on Feb. 6, 2019.

Betty married James T. Van Hoosier on June 12, 1948. Mr. Van Hoosier preceded her in death on July 23, 2000. Betty was a dedicated homemaker and spoiled all of her family with her love and devotion. All of the neighborhood families and everyone she met were treated like one of her family. Betty was a crossing guard for Thomas Jefferson School and McCulloch and retired due to her heart. She was also a devoted Salvation Army volunteer and spent countless hours ringing the bell and passing out toys at Christmas time.

Betty is survived by her children, James E. Van Hoosier, Virginia; John D. Van Hoosier, Linda S. (Leon) Holsinger, Robert E. (Elizabeth) Van Hoosier, Victor P. (Debra) Van Hoosier, Cindy L. (Calvin) Horner, Brenda L. (Derek) Geiken of Marion; Donna K. (special friend Gregg Hedrick) Van Hoosier, Bloomfield; sister, Sandra Young, Sweetser; 27 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren.

She is also preceded in death by her step-father, Leslie Kirby; granddaughter Heather Bowman; and great-granddaughter Tianna Thompson.

The celebration of Betty’s life will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 S. Washington St., Marion, with Glenn Welch officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in the funeral home.

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