Betty Bush
Betty Bush

May 11, 1921-July 9, 2019

CONTINENTAL — Betty J. Bush, 98, of Continental died at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday at Vancrest of Delphos.

She was born May 11, 1921, in Sherwood to Homer and Edith (Roush) Lantz, who preceded her in death. On June 20, 1943, she married Bernard A. Bush Sr., who died June 1, 1982.

She is survived by two children, Edna (Gerald “Bruce” Sr.) Kraft of Delphos and Homer F. (Rosena) Bush of Continental; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by three children, Karen Beisheim, Elden J. Bush and Bernard A. Bush Jr; five sisters, Leona English, Florence Brewer, Ruby Baker, Frances Eitenhour and Noma Davis; and a brother, Richard Lantz.

Betty was a housewife and a member of Dupont Church of the Brethren. She loved visiting friends, going to church, playing cards and bingo. She especially loved being with her family and having a good home-cooked meal would make her day. Betty was a great cook.

Funeral Services will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental, Pastor Terry Porter officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Monroe Cemetery, Continental.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences can be expressed at: www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.