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Betty R (Ley) Ellert

November 28, 1928 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Betty Ellert Obituary

Betty Ruth Ellert, 94, of Avilla, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville. She was born on Nov. 28, 1928, in Avilla, to Frank Albert and Mary Josephine (Schlotter) Ley.  Betty married Harold “Shorty” Ellert on Oct. 16, 1948, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Avilla. He preceded her in death on March 18, 1982.

Betty was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, and the Rosary Society.  She also belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary at Avilla American Legion Post 240.  Betty enjoyed crocheting, crafts, and puzzles.

Betty is survived by her sons, Keith (Cheryl) Ellert, David (Ginger) Ellert and Kevin Ellert; daughters, Carol (David) Savieo and Karen (William Jr.) Flory; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary Ley; son, Max Ellert; daughter, Sharon Ellert-Holmes; brothers, Jerome Ley and Francis Ley; and sisters, Madonna (Koch) Brandenburg, Pearl Rhodes, Martha Ross, Eileen "Mike" Davenport and Mary Jane Stoner.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 228 N. Main St., Avilla, with visitation one hour prior.  Fr. Jake Schneider will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Avilla.

Visitation will take place from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at Harper Funeral Homes, Avilla Chapel, 530 N. Main St., Avilla. Recitation of the Rosary will take place at 3:30 p.m., prior to visitation.

Memorials are to Masses at St. Mary's or St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Wednesday
September 13, 2023

3:30 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Visitation
Wednesday
September 13, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harper Funeral Homes - Avilla Chapel
530 North Main Street
Avilla, IN 46710

Visitation
Thursday
September 14, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church (Avilla)

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
September 14, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church (Avilla)

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