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Betty L. (Hartman) Bressler

November 26, 1942 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 78)


Betty L. Bressler, 78, of Van Wert passed away at 10:02 AM on January 19, 2021 at her residence.

Born on November 26, 1942 in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Zach and Faye (Gaskill) Hartman. On May 9, 1960, she married Bill A. Bressler Sr., who passed away on May 8, 2010. Together, they shared 50 years of marriage.

Betty retired from the former Teleflex Corporation, in Van Wert, after many years of service. In retirement, she worked at the Goodwill Store, in Van Wert, until three weeks ago.

Surviving are her three children, Tina (Tim) Shugart of Van Wert, Bill (Michelle) Bressler Jr. of Decatur, Indiana, and Raymond Bressler of Ohio City, Ohio; grandchildren, Tiffany Strick and Joshua Strick; great grandchildren, Gavin Carter and Storm Carter; great great grandson, Wyatt Strick; several step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Hartman of Van Wert; and a sister, Betsy Ridenour of Columbus, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; grandchildren, Megan Ann and Melissa Sue Strick; great great grandchild, Theo Strick; and brothers, Zach and Gary Hartman.

In keeping with Betty's wishes, private graveside services will be held in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Betty`s memory may be sent to ALS Association Central & Southern Ohio Chapter, 1170 Old Henderson Road, Suite 221, Columbus, Ohio 43220.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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