Betty Joan Burns passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 18, 2023, at the age of 86. She was born on Aug. 10, 1937, in Warsaw, to Amzie and Mary Keim. Betty’s kindhearted and easygoing personality endeared her to all who had the pleasure of knowing her. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, loving mother, doting grandmother and cherished friend.
Betty’s professional career spanned several industries. She served as the bakery deli manager at Lance’s in North Webster and also worked as a talented seamstress at J.C. Manufacturing Inc. Her dedication and attention to detail made her an asset to both establishments.
Outside of work, Betty enjoyed a variety of hobbies and interests. She had a passion for crochet and spent countless hours creating beautiful pieces. Word puzzles and word finds were among her favorite pastimes, allowing her to challenge her mind while having fun. Betty also found joy in fishing and camping alongside her husband. Family was incredibly important to Betty, and she cherished every opportunity to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Betty will be deeply missed by her loving daughter, Deb J. Anderson, of Milford; and sons, Jerry L. (Julia) Burns, of North Webster, and Jeffrey D. (Darlene) Burns, of Monroe, Ga. Her memory will forever be treasured by her six grandchildren, Andrea (Ed) Klinger, Heather (Derek) Cripe, Todd (Kelsey) Burns, Brooke Burns, Christopher Miller and Ashlie (Jared) Smith; three great-granddaughters; and one great-grandson. In addition to her children and grandchildren, Betty is survived by two sisters, Julia Galloway, of Goshen, and Penny (Charles) Lamb, of North Webster; and brother, Larry (Jeanette) Keim, of Hot Springs, Ark. Betty was predeceased by her parents; and her beloved husband, David “Buck” Burns, in 2018.
Titus Funeral Home and Cremation Services of North Webster is entrusted with Betty’s care. A visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 2, at the funeral home, 8056 E. 500N in North Webster. Following the visitation, a memorial service will commence at noon at the same location. Betty will be laid to rest at Mocks Cemetery – North Webster Addition, located at 4782 N. 850E in North Webster.
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