Betty Lou Hartmann, 86, formerly of 7 Hotchkiss St., Jamestown, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, (Dec. 26, 2012) in Kentwood, Mich.
She was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Ralph C. Lewis and Viola Larson Lewis Wetzel.
Betty was a 1944 graduate of Jamestown High School and before her re-tirement was the secretary to the principal at C.C. Ring Elementary School for 12 years, retiring in 1979.
In earlier years she was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church, where she was baptized in 1926 and confirmed in 1941.
Surviving are a son, Timothy R. (Beth) Hartmann of Kentwood, Mich.; a daughter, Cynthia K. (Randy) Hartmann Schlee of Grand Rapids, Mich.; six grandchildren: Timothy Hartmann Jr., Courtney Venema, Brandon Hart-mann, Jason Hartmann, Jordan Hartmann and Taylor Holz; and nine great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her close friend and caregiver Jeannette Eggleston.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thurs-day, May 23, 2013, in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel Nagle, pastor of the First Lutheran Church, will officiate.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Betty Lou at www.lindfuneralhome.com.