Theodore R. Hertle
Edna A. Dooley
Betty Jean Hertle


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1. Wilfred Edgar Beher

Betty Jean Hertle 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 8 Feb 1919, , Tipton, IN, USA 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Wilfred Edgar Beher on 31 May 1940 in Elwood, Madison, IN 1
  • Died: 1 Mar 2013, Alexandria, Madison, IN, USA at age 94 3
  • Buried: 5 Mar 2013, Anderson: Anderson Memorial Park, Madison, IN, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: L1Z5-G7Y.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: The Star Press: Marriage Beher - Hertle, 14 Jun 1940, Muncie, Delaware, IN. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Hertle, Living northeast of the city, announced the marriage of their daughter, Betty Jean, and Wilfred Beher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Grover Beher of Anderson, which occurred May 31 with the Rev. Anthony Letko, assistant pastor of the Elwood St. Joseph's Church, officiating.

2. Residence: on 25 Jul 1945 in Anderson, Madison, IN. 4

3. Census in 1950 in Anderson, Madison, IN. 7 The 1950 census recorded at 1233 Broadway: Wilfred Beher, auto assembly in auto parts factory, 31, living with wife Betty, 31; son David, 8; and daughter Linda, 4. Everyone was born in Indiana.

4. Residence: 1233 Broadway, Anderson, IN on 27 Nov 1965 in Anderson, Madison, IN. 8

5. Obituary: Brown Butz Diedring Funeral Services: obituary of Betty J. Beher on 2 Mar 2013 in Anderson, Madison, IN. 6 Betty J. Beher, 94, Anderson, passed away March 1, 2013, at Alexandria Care Center after an extended illness.
She was born February 8, 1919, in Tipton County, the daughter of the late Theodore and Edna (Dooley) Hertle. She lived most all of her life in Anderson, retiring in 1983 from Guide Lamp after 31 years. Betty was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, the UAW-CIO Local #663 and loved growing and working in her flower garden.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Wilfred "Willy" Beher of Anderson; three children, David R. Beher of Anderson, Linda S. Farrar of Indianapolis and Debbie (Kenneth) Kraay of Anderson; five grandchildren, Bryan (Renee) McDaniel, Carrie (Zane) Brown, Zachary Kraay, Jennifer (Mike) Jackson and Ashley Farrar; five great grandchildren, Samantha, Kate, Brooklyn, Lauren, Kris and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Dr. Stephen Farrar; three brothers and one sister, William Hertle, Robert Hertle Jack Hertle and Helen Collins.

Service will be at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home, 515 East 53rd St. with burial in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

6. Newspaper: Herald Bulletin: funeral of Betty J. Beher, 3 Mar 2013, Anderson, Madison, IN. 9 BEHER, BETTY J. '97 Service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home, Anderson. Visitation 4 to 8 p.m. today and one hour before the Tuesday service.

Betty married Wilfred Edgar Beher, son of Grover Cleveland Beher and Florence Hannah Catt, on 31 May 1940 in Elwood, Madison, IN.1 (Wilfred Edgar Beher was born on 26 Nov 1918 in Anderson, Madison, IN,10 11 died on 24 Feb 2015 in Anderson, Madison, IN 2 12 and was buried on 28 Feb 2015 in Anderson: Anderson Memorial Park, Madison, IN, USA 2 12.)


1 The Star Press (Muncie, IN), 14 Jun 1940, page 19. Marriage Beher-Hertle.

2 The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN), 26 Feb 2015 Obituary of Wilfried E. Beher.

3 Find A Grave,

4 The Tipton Daily Tribune (Tipton, IN), 25 Jul 1945, page 1. Obituary of Edna N. Hertle.

5 The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN), 4 Apr 2022 Obituary of David R. Beher.

6 Brown Butz Diedring Funeral Service (Anderson, IN), 2 Mar 2013 obituary of Betty J. Beher.

7 "1950 United States Census," Wilfred Beher Anderson Township Madison Co. IN.

8 Anderson Herald (Anderson, IN), 24 Oct 1965, page 13. Finney-Beher Wedding.

9 The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN), 3 mar 2013 Funeral of Betty J. Beher.

10, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Wilford Beher, b. 26 Nov 1918 Anderson Township, father Grover Cleveland Beher, mother Florence H. Catt.

11, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 ( Operations, Inc.), Wilfred Edgar Beher b. 26 Nov 1918 Anderson IN.

12 Find A Grave,

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