We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Cowan & Son Funeral Home
Elizabeth L. “Betty” Spitler, 92, formerly of Ohio City passed away at 10:36 p.m., Sunday at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.
She was born on February 7, 1930, in Van Wert the daughter of the late Mabel Minnie Viola (Germann) Prichard. On April 15, 1949, she married Floyd Edward Spitler who died on November 11, 1999. She was also preceded in death by a step great granddaughter, Andia Schisler.
Family survivors include her daughter Shirley Jo Gephart of Rockford; three grandchildren, Betsy (Todd) Bollenbacher of Rockford, Stefanie (Rick) Kruger of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Scott (Judy) Gephart of Lima; five great grandchildren, Brittany (Jared Ahrns) Bollenbacher, Jordan Bollenbacher, Nathan Kruger, Tiffany Kruger and Cole Schisler; and two great great grandchildren, Rhett and Rynlee Ahrns.
Betty was a 1948 graduate of Ohio City-Liberty High School. With her husband, she owned and operated Spitler’s Appliance Store in Ohio City for many years. She served as clerk for the Ohio City Council and then utility clerk for the village.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Ohio City Woodlawn Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at cowanfuneralhome.com, Tribute Wall.