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BETTY L. GILBERT, 87, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne. She was a native and lifetime resident of Fort Wayne, and graduated from South Side H.S. Betty worked in the group insurance department at Lincoln Life for 31 years, retiring in 1983. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends the "Dirty Dozen" and spending time with her family. Surviving are her sons, Dennis Gilbert of Cambridge, Mass., Ronald (Amy) Gilbert of Warsaw, and Jeffrey (Judy) Gilbert of Fort Wayne; sister, Helen (Gaylord) Krisher of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, David (Stacy) Gilbert, and John (Bethany) Gilbert both of Fort Wayne, Jillian (Mitchell) Munoz of Trenton, Ohio, Andrew (Darcy) Gilbert of Boulder, Colo., Jeana (John) Rayman of West Lafayette, and Ashely (Colin) Guntle of Indianapolis; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Marian Beck. Service is 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014 at D.O. McComb & Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the funeral home. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to the . To view the online obituary please go to

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 1, 2014
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