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Betty Lauderman

Posted 4/25/2019
Betty Jean Lauderman, 86 years, of Toledo, OH formally of Riga, MI passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 under the care of Hospice of Northwest Ohio. The daughter of Jay and Kathleen (Haas) Kistner she was born on July 29, 1932 in McClure, OH.
A graduate of Waite High School, she married Blaine Lauderman on July 27, 1950 in the
Church of the Brethren in Toledo, OH; and they began their lives together in Temperance, MI.
Betty loved being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother while she enjoyed gardening,
canning, traveling, camping and walking around the mall greeting anyone with a hug and
conversation. She lived her faith by sewing cancer caps and quilts for needy, crocheting mats for
the homeless, serving at the Toledo Rescue Mission and volunteering for Habitat for Humanity.
She was also a Cub Scout and Campfire girls leader.
Betty and Blaine traveled all the U.S, Canada, the Holy Land, Austria and Holland and were
former members of Hitch Up and Go Club.
Betty was a faithful member of Whiteford Wesleyan Church where she was involved in the
prayer garden, VBS, funeral dinners, Bible studies and worked in the nursery "Betty's Babies."
For those that knew Betty her open Bible was not far away and her Lord and Savior were the
center of her life as it was a priority to share her faith with her family and friends.
Betty is survived by her loving husband, Blaine; children, Deb (Ken) Klem, Bruce (Rhonda)
Lauderman, Brenda (John) Palmiter, Ben (Shelly) Lauderman and Brian (Ellen) Lauderman; 9
siblings Ruth Richardson, Charles (Sandy) Kistner, Shirley Walker, Roy Lee Kistner, Alice
(Roland) Siefert, Daisy Zabik, Lily Halley, John Kistner and Mary Kisnter; 13 grandchildren
and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Teresa.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the
Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel, 8300 Lewis Ave., Temperance, MI. A celebration of
Betty’s life will be held at the Whiteford Wesleyan Church 10285 Sylvania-Petersburg Rd,
Ottawa Lake, MI on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. where visitation will begin at
10:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Whiteford Wesleyan Church. Graveside
services will be private in Restlawn Memorial Park - Perrysburg, OH. Online condolences may
be shared at www.bedfordfuneralchapel.com