Betty M. Rotermund, age 91, of Norwalk, died at her home in Norwalk on Monday, June 16. She was the loving wife of the late Ernest F. Rotermund for 69 years. Betty was born in Yonkers, NY on July 12, 1922, the daughter of the late Louis F. and Mae Armistead Hovorka and has lived locally since 1952 when she and Ernie purchased Old Orchard Greenhouses in Norwalk. They operated their business with great care and pride for 33 years and sold it in 1985. Betty was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Norwalk. She loved to travel with her husband Ernie and enjoyed her time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Betty is survived by her three children and their spouses; Lonna Hammond and her husband Donald of Lebanon, TN, Ernest F. Rotermund, Jr. and his wife Therese of Danbury, and Bettina Santillan and her husband Hugo of Norwalk, 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday, June 21, 10:30 AM at Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk, with burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery. Betty's family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5-8 PM. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please go to www.magnerfuneralhome.com