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Betty J. (Brown) Booher

June 27, 1933 ~ January 30, 2019 (age 85)

Betty J. Booher, 85, of Grover Hill, Ohio died at 11:52 AM on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Van Wert Health.  She was born June 27, 1933 in Middle Point, Ohio to the late Allen “Mossy” and Alta (Long) Brown.  On May 8, 1954 she married Jack E. Booher and he preceded her in death on March 12, 1982.

Betty retired from the Ohio Department of Transportation in Paulding County in 1999.  She had also drove school bus for Wayne Trace Local Schools.

She is survived by two children, Keith (Diana) Booher of rural Van Wert, and Brenda (John) Adams of Scott, Ohio; step children, Ric (Linda) Booher of Defiance, Ohio and Ed (LeeAnn) Booher of Oakwood, Ohio; two grandchildren, Matthew (Tara) Adams and Mallory (Levi) Vondenhuvel; step grandchildren, Aaron (Jen) Gerharstein, Angie Gerharstein, Charlotte (Jeff) Simons, Bret (Shayna) Booher, Kevin (Megan) Booher, Ben (Becki) Booher and Jenny (Matt) Ricker; many great and step great grandchildren; a brother, Tom (Sandy) Brown of Grover Hill; and sisters, Mary Paxson of Van Wert, Ruby (Joe) Delpico of Springfield, Ohio, Susan White of Coldwater, Ohio, and Marcile Fruchey of Killeen, Texas.

In addition to her parents, Allen and Alta, and her husband, Jack, Betty was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Kimberly Booher; brothers, Laurence, Richard, Gale, Carl “Bus”, Roger and Harold Brown and Dennis Robey; and sisters, Peggy Anderson, Lucille Granger, Rose Sherman and Nancy Faulke.

Private family graveside services will be held.

Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.  Online condolences may be expressed at


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