Betty Brim, 85

Betty Jean (Bakehorn) Brim, 85, Wabash, died at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born Dec. 15, 1928 in Wabash, to Ralph E. and Lura (Kistler) Bakehorn.

Betty was a 1947 graduate of Wabash High School. She married George Noble Brim in Wabash, on March 9, 1957; he died Dec. 7, 2003. She worked as a waitress at the Wabash Moose Lodge and the Wabash American Legion, and also was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels. She was active at the Dallas Winchester Senior Center. Betty loved to read, dance, and shop. She enjoyed dressing up, jewelry, hats and shoes.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan (Greg) Hite, Wabash; Elizabeth Sutton, Fort Wayne; and Kathleen (David) Lips, Indianapolis; five grandchildren, Andrea (Adam) Shepler and Robert Hite, both of Wabash; T.J.  Sutton and Jake Sutton, both of Fort Wayne; and Omar (Carrie) Habayeb, Indianapolis; five great grandchildren, Violet Sutton, Fort Wayne; Olivia Shepler, Ashton Shepler, and Logan Shepler, all of Wabash; and Abigail Habayeb, Indianapolis; sister, Shirley Shanabarger, and two brothers, Joe (Barbara) Bakehorn, and Ralph (Ruby) Bakehorn, Jr., all of Wabash. She was also preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Kevin Hite; four brothers, LeRoy, Harold, Truman "Bud", and Paul Leon Bakehorn; and two sisters, Louise Thixton and Mildred Bullens.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rev. Melinda Kammerer officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Dallas Winchester Senior Center.

The memorial guest book for Betty may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Dec 15