Betty Heusch Agler
Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service - Northwest Chapel
1740 Zollinger Road
Columbus, OH
AGLER Betty Heusch Agler, 98, a life long resident of Arlington, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at home. She was born in Chicago on May 22, 1912. After graduating from Upper Arlington High School in 1929 she attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated with a B.S. in Art Industry. She was a member of Motor Board and the Delta Zeta Sorority. She then completed graduate work at the University of Illinois. After many years of volunteer work she became the Executive Director of the Columbus and Franklin County U.S.O. She was the Coordinator of Disaster Volunteers for American National Red Cross. She completed her years of employment being the Executive Director of Delta Zeta Sorority after being the National President. She spent many years working with the Ohio State University Greek organizations. Some of the other civic organizations she was active in are, Mifflin Township Board of Education, Seal of Ohio - Girl Scout Council, Speech and Hearing Center of Columbus, Board of Directors, Armed Forces Community Council, Board of Trustees, COSI, OSU Program 60-Board of Directors, Chatham Village Board of Directors and President. She was preceded in death by her parents Elbert and Lillie Heusch of Upper Arlington and her two brothers Goebel and Owen. She is survived by her children, Clell and his wife, Sharon of Grove City, and her daughter, Linda and her husband, Phil of Upper Arlington. There was a private family service on October 22, interment was at the Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky at the family plot of Heusch and Goebel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Betty's name to Upper Arlington Education Foundation, 1950 North Mallway, Columbus, Ohio 43221 or a contribution to your favorite charity. She touched many lives and appreciated those that touch hers. Arrangements have been entrusted to SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, (614)457-5481. Visit to share a special memory of Betty.
Published by The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 24, 2010.
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My aunt Betty was a joy to me during my early years and she and her family meant a lot to me. I was always sorry I couldn't be more of a part in their lives as I matured but influences beyond what I deemed my control kept this from happening.
Always Love
Bob Heusch Van Schoyck
Robert Heusch Van Schoyck
January 23, 2011
Betty was a remarkable lady who blessed you just by being in your life. She was gracious, classy, hard working and one of the most positive people I ever met. I worked with Betty for over 20 years at Chatham Village and her contributions were enormous. Linda and Clell I know that her passing will leave a huge void in your lives but rest well knowing that you did a remarkable job of keeping her in her home. She always closed our conversation in her later years by saying she was "holding on to the door knob"...that would not have been possible without your love and devotion; remaining at home meant the world to her. I treasure my memories of Betty and am a far better person for having known her. Thanks for sharing her with us, she was an incredible treasure. My heartfelt condolences.
Carol Kloman
October 24, 2010
betty sure did a lot in her life and that may have be reason why she lived as long has she did. Taking care of others was the biggest part of her life and if others that she worked with follow her example they will be better people. Her family can be happy with how she helped others and her family can carry on helping others and then the ones that get that help can carry on. Stay strong and cary on with betty's strenght in your life to help you carry on.
tim becker
October 24, 2010
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