December 29, 1930 - November 23, 2021
Betty L. Watters 90, of Bluffton, passed away Tuesday afternoon November 23, 2021, at Sage Bluff Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne. Betty was born in Wells County on December 29, 1930 to Ralph F. and Madelia (Little) Kiefer. Betty was a 1948 graduate of Bluffton High School. On October 1, 1950 in Bluffton, Betty married Huston D. “Hugh” Watters. They shared 71 years of marriage. Betty was a member of the First Reformed Church, Wells Community Hospital Auxiliary, and a volunteer at Christian Care Retirement Community. She enjoyed working as a secretary in the Bluffton High School office and being around the students. She also worked at the Berne Travel Agency where she enjoyed meeting new people and helping them with their travel planning. Most of all Betty enjoyed spending her time with family and friends, especially time with the grandchildren while at Jimmerson Lake. Survivors include her husband of 71 years Hugh of Bluffton, two daughters Victoria (David) Uhlemann of Lacy, WA, Kathy (Michael) Ankenbruck of North Charleston, SC, daughter-in-law Gail Watters of Bloomington, IN, a brother-in-law Virgil Moser of Bluffton, IN along with nine grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Douglas J. Watters and a sister Patricia J. Moser. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 am Monday, November 29, 2021 at the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home with Dr. Bryson Gene Bell officiating. There will be calling prior to the service from 9:00 am until the time of service. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery. You can watch Betty’s funeral service from the safety of your own home by using a Zoom Meeting. You can log in after 10:45 A.M. on Monday, November 29, 2021, and use Zoom Meeting I.D. # 897 8106 5391 to join the service. Memorials in Betty’s memory may be made to the First Reformed Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton. Friends can send online condolences to the Watters family at www.thomarich.com.
Betty L. Watters 90, of Bluffton, passed away Tuesday afternoon November 23, 2021, at Sage Bluff Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fort Wayne. Betty was born in Wells County on December 29, 1930 to Ralph F. and Madelia (Little) Kiefer. Betty... View Obituary & Service Information
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