Betty R. Duell died on Friday, July 19, 2013, at The Lutheran Retirement Village at Utz Terrace, surrounded by those who loved her.
She was the widow of Elmer Duell who died in 1983. She was born in Johnsonburg on Nov. 13, 1932, the daughter of the late Edgar and Helen Heglen.
Betty was a homemaker and worked as the receptionist at The Brethren Home. She loved helping others and was known for her love of baking. She was also known for her wonderful fudge. She is survived by her sisters, Ethel Stiles and Joyce Schreiber and husband, Laverne; and her brother, Edgar Heglen and wife, Linda.
She was predeceased by her sister, Dorothy O'Connell.
Betty was the loving mother to three daughters, Dawna Flora of Hanover, Debra Whitman of Hanover, and Diane Keller and her husband, Scott of Mandeville, La. She was the loving gramma to Joshua Wilson and wife, Samantha, Jessica Perry and husband, Bobby, Ryan Wilson and wife, Lindsay, Andrew Little, Jr., Tyler Whitman, Cole Flora, and Sarah Keller. She was great-gramma to Trevor Little and Braelynn Wilson. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.