Elizabeth Joan Alberts, age 92, of Plymouth, Indiana, passed away at 4:15 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Plymouth.
Betty was born November 9, 1930 in LaPorte, IN to Carl A. Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Anderson) Alberts. She graduated from Ancilla Domini High School in 1948 and went on to South Bend College of Commerce, graduating in 1949. She worked for Marshall County Savings Bank from 1949 to 1996, including when it merged into 1st Source Bank. She worked as a teller, bookkeeper, and everything in the mortgage department before retiring after 47 years. She was a member of the St. Michael Catholic Church, was part of the Alter Rosary Society, and prepared funeral dinners. She enjoyed reading non-fiction books, quilting, knitting, and crocheting anything with thread and yarn.
Betty is survived by her sisters: Mary Frances Alberts and Rita Alberts of Plymouth; three nieces: Nancy Rife of Winamac, Indiana; Linda Gleitz of Plymouth; and Crissie (Jan) Garrison. Also surviving are seven great-nieces and nephews: Hillary (Chris) Pine of Winamac; Adam Rife of Indianapolis; Cory (Danielle) Gleitz of Plymouth; Andrew (Tina) Gleitz of Denver, Colorado; Cameron Garrison of Lynchburg, Virginia; Morgan Garrison of Plymouth; and Keely Garrison of Plymouth; and one great-great-niece, Talia Gleitz of
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, Carl Alberts, Jr.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 25, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home (300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, IN 46563).
A Funeral Service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Father Keeton Lockwood presiding.
Burial will take place in New Oak Hill Cemetery (Plymouth, IN).
Memorial contributions may be made to Plymouth Public Library (201 N. Center St., Plymouth, IN 46563).
Thank you to all our friends and community for your support during this difficult time.
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home is honored to be providing services in celebrating the life of Betty and wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the family.
Friends are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at: www.deatonclemensfh.com.