Whitmer Betty Jean Whitmer was welcomed into Heaven on March 27, 2013 following a brief illness. She was born on January 26, 1929 in Springfield, Ohio to Joseph and Mary Beach. She lived in Columbus, Ohio for many years before moving to California. Betty is survived by her loving husband, Mark Raze; a brother; a daughter; and four step-children. She is also survived by two grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at Loma Vista Memorial Park in Fullerton, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 1845 W. Orangewood Ave., Ste. 100a, Orange, CA 92868.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 12, 2013