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Betty Jean (Riddle) Jankowski

May 18, 1920 ~ February 18, 2022 (age 101)

Obituary

Betty Jean Jankowski, 101, of Valparaiso, passed away Friday, February 18, 2022. Betty was born May 18, 1920 in Valparaiso, the daughter of Anianis and Mertie (Alyea) Riddle. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Valparaiso, a Red Cross Nurse, Brownie/Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Den Mother, Precinct Councilwomen with the Democratic Party and a member of the Home Ec Club. Surviving are her children, Jean (Ron) Atherton of Spring, TX, Sharon (Joseph) Henley of Valparaiso, Penny (Ron) Egolf of Ft. Wayne, Guy “Ed” (Darlene) Jankowski of Valparaiso, David (Karyn) Jankowski of Valparaiso, Bob (Mona) Jankowski of Newbern, N.C., Patty (Dave) Latimer of St. Petersburg, FL and Kathy Jankowski of Kouts. Also surviving are 22 grandchildren, 37 great- grandchildren and 16 great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Adolph “Adie” Jankowski, her parents, 2 brothers and a sister. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 11 am to 12 pm at First United Methodist Church with Funeral Services at 12:00 PM, Rev. Kevin Miller officiating. Entombment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to Riley’s Children Hospital or First United Methodist Church. Face masks are recommended.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 22, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
103 N. Franklin Street
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 22, 2022

12:00 PM
First United Methodist Church
103 N. Franklin Street
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383

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