Betty L. Faust

Betty Lou Faust, 89, formerly of LaFontaine, IN, died Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 4:25 a.m. at Heritage Pointe Health Care in Warren.

Mrs. Faust was a 1941 graduate of LaFontaine High School. She was a homemaker, and bookkeeper to the family business, John Faust Construction. She was a member of Lincolnville United Methodist Church, in Lincolnville, IN, where she served as church treasurer for 10 years.

She was born May 16, 1923, in Wabash County to Paul and Daisy Palmer Frank. She married Jonathan G. Faust on Dec. 24, 1941. He preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 2009.

Surviving are a daughter, Jodie Elshire, of Fort Wayne; two sons, Terry (Beverly) Faust, of Urbana, and Sam (DeAnna) Faust, of Fort Wayne; a brother, Paul (Rita) Frank, of Marion; a sister-in-law, Bernice Frank, of Wabash; three grandchildren, Andy (Judi) Faust, of Dallas, TX; Amy Pennington, of Wabash; and Katie (Fred) Gengnagel, of Fort Wayne; and six great-grandchildren.

Calling is Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 S. Main St., LaFontaine. A service will be held Monday, April 8, 2013, at 10 the funeral home, with Rev. Melissa Rice officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery, in LaFontaine.

Preferred memorials are to Lincolnville United Methodist Church, 5848E-500S, Wabash, IN 46992.

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