Betty Louise (Werner) Schmelzer, 93, of Delphos, died at 12:25 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022, at Vancrest of Delphos. She was born October 12, 1928, to Louie F. and Chloe (Friend) Werner. On August 3, 1947, she married Clarence Eugene Metzger; he passed away in 1983. On October 19, 1985, she married Richard D. Schmelzer; he passed away in 2008.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda (Steve) Buettner of Delphos, and Barbara (Alan) Hall of Steubenville, OH; a son, Michael (Lorrie) Metzger of Fort Meyers, FL; five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Thelma Brinkman.
Mrs. Schmelzer worked at Old National, Peoples National Bank, and Citizens Federal Savings & Loan. She volunteered at the Inter-Faith Thrift Shop and Delphos Ambulatory Care. She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, a 50 year member of Order of Eastern Star, and VFW Auxiliary. She did a past history on the membership of the First United Presbyterian Church and the Delphos Jefferson Elementary Schools. She was a graduate of Delphos Jefferson, Class of 1946. She loved to knit and crochet.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Harter & Schier Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with an Eastern Star Service at 10:30 on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Harter & Schier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Delphos Jefferson High School.
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