Betty Mae  Ertel
Betty Mae "Chick" Ertel, 94, died February 1, 2020 at home, BeeHive Homes in Lafayette, Indiana. She was born at home on August 28, 1925 in Tipton, Indiana. She was married to the late James William "Jim" Ertel for 70 years. Betty taught all levels of elementary school except fourth grade.
Betty is survived by five children, including Andrew Edward Ertel, a resident of Shelbyville, four grandchildren, five step grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.
Betty is remembered for her perpetual smile and positive outlook on life. She lived a full, long and loving life and died peacefully in her sleep. Complete obituary information including services, memorial and the opportunity to leave memories and condolences for the family may be found at
Published on February 24, 2020


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