Beatrice L. Minton

Beatrice L. Minton, 85, of Huntington, died Dec. 14, 2008, at 11:40 p.m.at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation.

Mrs. Minton retired in 1985 from Triad/Utrad, Huntington, where she had been employed as a finisher/winder. During World War II, she worked at Supercharger in Fort Wayne, building aircraft superchargers. She was a member of Bethel Assembly of God, Huntington.

She was born Jan. 9, 1923, in Huntington County to Leland and Nancy Wall Fisher. She married Russell Minton on Aug. 23, 1940. Her husband preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1977.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Minton and James Minton, both of Huntington; a brother, Robert Fisher, of Chapman Lake; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Dec. 17, 2008, at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, Huntington, with Rev. John Backes officiating. Burial was at Lancaster Cemetery.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Bethel Assembly of God Church Building Fund in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be sent through www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.