Betty Jean Huffman, 84, of rural Galion, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Millcreek Nursing Center in Galion. She had been in failing health for several years.
Born in Galion June 26, 1929 in she was the daughter of Julius F. and Josephine M. (Sickel) Romine. She first married George I. Arndt, Jr. and later married John W. Huffman October 25, 1975 and he preceded her in death December 4, 2013.
Betty graduated from Galion High School in 1947 and was employed for many years as an executive secretary at North Electric in Galion and other places in Ohio and Kansas.
Betty was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Galion and a longtime member of Galion Country Club where she and John loved to play golf. They enjoyed gardening and sharing their produce with family and friends. Betty enjoyed attending the ladies luncheons with her class mates of '47.
She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, James H. (Mary Ann) Romine of Galion; nieces, Susan (Richard) Morris of Bowling Green and Patricia Sue Nefores of Florida; nephews, Scott (Mary) Romine of Galion and John L. (Maureen) Huffman of Elmore and great nieces and nephews, Jason and Nikolas Nefores, Alyson and Nicholas Morris and Seth and Jason Romine.
In addition to her husband and parents she is preceded by a nephew Stephen Romine; and great-nephew Ian Huffman.
Friends may call from 12 to 1 p.m. Monday, January 27, 2014 at Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel, 218 S. Market Street in Galion, where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 27, with Rev. Ash Welch officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel.
Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel is honored to serve Betty Huffman's family, and private condolences to them may be made online at: www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com
Snyder Funeral Home Richardson-Davis Chapel
218 S. Market Street Galion, OH 44833
Published in The Galion Inquirer on Jan. 25, 2014