Betty Mae (Loehr) Dewig
1922 - 2021
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Betty Mae (Loehr) Dewig

Evansville, Ind. - Betty Mae (Loehr) Dewig, 98, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021.

Betty was born in Evansville, Indiana on November 18, 1922, to the late Henry and Mary (Wolf) Loehr. She was a 1941 graduate of Memorial High School. Betty was a faithful and active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She worked closely with the Spred program, volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and was honored as the second recipient of the Brute award. Betty loved to quilt but mostly enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Sister Judy Dewig of Evansville, IN and Louise Schaad of Owensboro, KY; son, Don Dewig (Lorna) of Jasper, IN; son-in-law, Richard Kocher of Jasper, IN; sisters, Rosalie Metzger of Muncie, IN and Lucille Hayden of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Mike Kocher, Debbie Schnell (Roy), Allen Kocher, Nicki Mier (Jeff), Jenny Soules (Jermaine), Brian Schaad (Tiffeney), and Jason Hagen (Jenna); great-grandchildren, Nathan and Brandon Schnell, Lily Mier, Jasmine Starks, Miles, Evelyn and Elliot Schaad, and Aubrey and Kamden Hagen; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Frederick Joseph "Fritz" Dewig in 2013; daughter, Barbara Kocher; infant son, Kenneth Dewig; and by her son-in-law, Mike Schaad.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in the city, 600 E. Virginia St., Evansville, IN, 47711 with Father Eugene Schroeder celebrating. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 9:00 AM until Mass time at the church on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, IN, 47532.

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Published in Courier Press from Jan. 12 to Jan. 13, 2021.
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January 14, 2021
I remember Betty quilting, working summer social, altar society activities. My last memories of her were working with Betty Wolf mixing all the dough for our dumplings even when she didn’t feel like it. When Judy would bring her to Mass she was so glad to see everyone. Rest In Peace Betty.
Anna Bruggenschmidt
January 14, 2021
Betty was such a wonderful person who was always helping in some way. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her!
January 13, 2021
I always enjoyed visiting with Great-Aunt Betty and Great-Uncle Fritz at Grandma Hess's house and other family events. Two very nice people. Miss you both.
Steve Hoover
January 13, 2021
Betty was such a kind and quiet lady. I really enjoyed working with her at the dinners and social. Louise and family I a so sorry for you loss. May you find peace. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family
Pamela Greenwell Stephens
January 13, 2021
I remember Mrs. Dewig from St. Joseph Church. She was so kind and sweet and always had a smile. Condolences to the family. Dona Holtz-Hall
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