Feb. 21, 1924-March 9, 2017
DELPHOS — Elizabeth Marie “Betty” Myers Sendelbach, passed away Thursday at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Delphos.
Family…. She was born in Delphos on Feb. 21, 1924, to Charles H. Myers
and Marie( Rosselit) Myers, who preceded her in death. A brother, Jack
Myers, and a sister, Barbara “Babs” Myers, also preceded her in death.
In 1971 in Bluffton, she married James “Sandy” Sendelbach, who survives
in Delphos. She is also survived by seven nieces and nephews, Joseph
(Gwen) Myers, Charlotte (Chad) Friedman, Annette (Gerald) Pohlman, Leila
(Kevin) Osting, James (Rocky) Myers, Hank (Sharon) Myers and Gina Myers
to whom she was like a second mother. She is also survived by a
sister-in-law, Rita Myers; and numerous great-nieces and nephews, and
also many great-great-nieces and nephews.
Her Legacy…. Betty
survived with Sandy the deep snows of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where
they lived until their return to Ohio in 1989.
Delphos St. John’s Grade and High schools as well as St. Marys College
in Notre Dame, Indiana, where she graduated with a degree in liberal
arts. She played cello in the St. John’s High School orchestra and later
attended the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music studying piano.
spent many hours driving the nuns of St. John’s to Toledo and other
places in an era when few of them could drive and all of them forbidden
to do so. She also assisted her mother, “Mimi,” who was very active in
work with the migrants of that time.
Betty worked in her father’s business, Myers Cleaners of Delphos, for many years.
was an avid golfer and spent many pleasant hours on the links in
Michigan as well as on courses in Florida and Alabama where they often
spent winters and met and made many good friends among their fellow
Though small in stature, she had a huge heart and a
radiant smile that lighted up any room she entered. She had a genuine
empathy for people and always had a nice word to say to everyone she
met. She will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her.
Farewell Service…It was her wish to be cremated. A Memorial Mass of
Christian Burial will be held at a later date at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.
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