NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. — Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Plew, 68, of North
Webster, passed away at 8:01 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, at her home after a
two-year battle with cancer.
She grew up in Delphos, Ohio, was
the daughter of Hubert J. and Catherine (Stallkamp) Burger, and
graduated from St. John High School.
On May 21, 1993, in Warsaw,
Ind., she married Thomas R. “Tom” Plew who survives and moved to the
North Webster area from Fort Wayne, Ind.
She was the former owner / operator of Silhouette Beauty Salon in Van
Wert, Ohio, was a successful advertising sales representative for
Wawasee 103.5 radio station in Syracuse, Ind., and the Columbia City
Post and Mail from where she retired in 2007.
Betty was blessed
with a gift for conversation and wit. She was an active member of
Redeemer Lutheran Church in Warsaw, Ind., and was the past director and
secretary of the Webster Lake Conservation Association. She was a master
gardener, longtime volunteer and secretary of the North Webster Food
Pantry and a 2013 Kosciusko County Heart of Gold nominee. She traveled
often in past years and visited such out of the way places as Libya,
Bosnia, Egypt and the Ukraine.
She is survived by her husband: Tom
Plew of North Webster; son: Scott Douglas Schaffer of North Webster;
two stepsons: Ehren (Holly) Plew of Valparaiso and Cameron (Christa)
Plew of Warsaw; granddaughter: Caroline Plew, and brother: Robert (Beth)
Burger of Hampden, Mass.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
will be 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at Owen Family
Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster. Services will be
at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1720
E. Center St., Warsaw, with the Rev. Robert Bruckner officiating.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday in the North Webster
Memorial bequest may be given to Redeemer
Lutheran Church, 1720 E. Center St., Warsaw, IN. Envelopes will be
available at the funeral home and church.
To send condolences to the family in Mrs. Plew’s memory, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com.