Betty Jean (Nussbaum) Hochstetler – June 2, 2017

Betty Jean (Nussbaum) Hochstetler, mother of Gwen Biddle, Cheryl (Dewey) Gerber, Donna (Dan) Birky, with whom she lived, Dorothy (Rich) Feller, Phil (Chris) Hochstetler, Donavan (Paula) Hochstetler and Jeff (Bobbi Jo) Hochstetler, went to heaven on Friday, June 2, 2017 anxious to be with her husband, Eli, and her Precious Savior. 

She was also greeted there by her parents and son-in-law, Jack.  For 86 years she was a faithful prayer warrior for all her family which included 17 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.  She was a gifted musician, and a pure and gentle woman who diligently cared for her family.  She is survived by 3 sisters; Edith Gingerich, Doris Stutzman and Evelyn White and 5 brothers; Gordon, Ken, Claire, Earl and Norm Nussbaum.

A Memorial Service will be held at Grace Mennonite Church in Berlin on Tuesday.  Calling hours will be from 11-1 prior to the service at 1:00 PM led by her grandson Jamie Blickensderfer. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek.