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Betty L. (Eichar) Sidle
September 4, 1937 ~ July 21, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Betty L. Sidle, 85, of Ohio City passed away unexpectedly from a accident on Friday, July 21, 2023. She was born on September 4, 1937 in Rockford, Ohio to the late Raymond G. “Duke” Eichar and Myra E. (Ponstler) Eichar. On October 21, 1955 Betty married David Wesley Doan who preceded her in death on December 13, 1987, she then married Bart H. Sidle on May 20, 1990 and he survives in Ohio City.
Other family survivors include her four children, Vicki (Garry) Bidlack of Van Wert, Cindy Schaffner of Ohio City, Deb (Mark) Keber of Ohio City, Susie (Terry) Jackson of Ohio City; two step-children, Donald Bickle of Rockford and Chris (Michele) Bickle of Rockford; thirteen grandchildren, Shay (Devin) Sheets, Brandon Breese (Heather Klausing), Missy (Mark) Zielke, Anne (Mike) Myers, Bret (Trinda) Keber, Corey (Taylor) Keber, Leslie (Tyson) Bailey, Meggie Knecht, T. J. Jackson, Jr., Alix Ebel, Darcy Vaske, Wes (Ann) Vaske and Cole (Keeley) Welker; one step-grandchild, Ryan (Brittany) Bickle; 35 great grandchildren.
Betty was a 1955 graduate of Rockford High School and was a member of the Ohio City United Methodist Church. She retired in 2000 from the former Huffy’s Bicycle Plant, Celina after 26 years.
She was preceded in death by her two brothers, Bill Eichar and Bobby Eichar; one step granddaughter, Alexis “Lexi” Teresa Bickle.
Calling hours will be held from 2:00 p.m.– 7:00 pm on Monday, July 24, 2023, at Cowan and Son Funeral Home, Van Wert. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Gary Ginter officiating. Betty will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio City Fire & EMS Department or the Ohio City United Methodist Church.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com, Tribute Wall.