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Private services for Bettie J. Guenther

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Bettie J. Guenther “BC”, age 84 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013.

She was born March 10, 1929 in Gary, Ind., to John and Myrtle (Cogley) Carew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen “Red” Guenther; her parents, John and Myrtle Carew; and many brothers and sisters.

Bettie is survived by her son, Jeffrey (Annie) Guenther of Westfield, Ind.; daughters, Glenda (John) Ray of Chesterton, Ind., and Bunny Nixon of Valparaiso, Ind.; son-in-law, Ron Nixon of Valparaiso, Ind.; sister, Barbara Gilbertson of Chesterton, Ind.; sister-in-law, Margaret Green of Port Albert, Canada; brother-in-law, Bob Rankin of Ontario, Canada, nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to Porter County Cancer Society.

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