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Betty L. (Harvey) Zurcher

March 20, 1930 ~ September 27, 2019 (age 89)

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Betty Lou Zurcher, 89, of Decatur, Indiana passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Adams Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 20, 1930 to the late Cecil E. and Bertha L. (Drummond) Harvey. On June 14, 1952 she married Joshua W. Zurcher. He passed away on February 21, 2018.

She was a lifelong resident of Adams County and a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church where she worked in the church nursery for many years. Betty also worked in the Adams Central School Cafeteria for 20 years.

Betty is survived by 3 sons, Carey D. Zurcher of Monroe, IN; Farrel L. (Sarah) Zurcher of Decatur, IN; Tracy L. (Kristi) Zurcher of Berne, IN; 1 daughter Janet L. (Ron) Frauhiger of Decatur, IN; 1 sister, Gladys Braden of Decatur, IN and 3 grandchildren, Reid, Chloe and Mallory Zurcher. She was preceded in death by her husband Joshua, 4 sisters and 4 brothers.

A Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home. There will also be calling on Saturday 1 hour prior to service from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Church.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church with Pastor Chris Gadlage and Pastor Ernie Suman officiating. Burial will follow in the Decatur Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers you may give to the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church or UMCOR.


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October 4, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haggard - Sefton

October 5, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Mark s United Methodist Church

Funeral Service
October 5, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Mark s United Methodist Church

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