Betty May (Shumaker) Bolsover, 94, of Wabash, died at 11:05 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born April 1, 1926, in Marion, to John Shumaker and Lola (Warner) Shumaker Smith.
Betty was a 1944 graduate of Laketon High School. She married Wilbur Ray on June 1, 1945; he died Jan. 14, 2000. She was an inspector at Warner Corporation in North Manchester 27 years, retiring in 1988. Betty was a member of Christian Heritage Church, Wabash. She still lived on her own at Senior Town until entering the hospital on Oct. 5, 2020. She enjoyed going to the Senior Center each day it was open and attending services at her church. Betty always enjoyed her “days out” with her daughter and making pies for people.
She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Roger) Harman of Wabash, five grandchildren, Dedra (Jason) Stockberger of Kokomo, Indiana, Stephen Henwood, Kari Henwood, and Kathy Henwood, all of North Webster, and Bobbi Jo Worboy of Syracuse, 11 great grandchildren, several great great grandchildren, sister, Georgia Metzger of Wabash, and her sister-in-law, Jean Shumaker of Columbia City. She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Judy Henwood, and three brothers, Bob, Dick, and Bill Shumaker.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastors Tim Prater and Bruce Hostetler officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church Building Fund.