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Betty Jean Conley PDF Print
Monday, May 26, 2014 8:00 PM

Feb. 22, 1927-May 25, 2014

DELPHOS — Betty Jean Conley, 87, of Delphos died at 12:45 p.m. Sunday at her residence.

She was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Lima to Otto Joseph Dolt and Olive (Rohr) Dolt, who preceded her in death.


On April 25, 1948, she married Raymond Conley, who preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 2003.


Survivors include two daughters, Linda Sue (Vernon) Boggs of Van Wert and Vicki Lynn (Randall) Rinehart of Delphos; five grandchildren, Amie Abbott, Steven Hittle, Ryan (Miranda) Rinehart, Robb (Angie) Rinehart and Tara (Jeff) Peters; and 11 grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Dolt.

She was first and foremost a homemaker but also worked as a secretary for L-Par Motor Sales. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church.

She was a volunteer at the Interfaith Thrift Shop and at St. Peter Church. She was an excellent cookie maker and would bake enough cookies for all the businesses in town. She was a Girl Scouts leader, PTO president and president of the marching band. She enjoyed working with ceramics, was an avid reader and liked crossword puzzles. After being greeted, she always responded with “I’m thankful.”

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, the Rev. Angela Khabeb officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Community Health Professionals Hospice, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and Delphos Senior Citizens.

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Last Updated on Monday, May 26, 2014 7:39 PM

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