Betty J. Quackenbush, 95, of Fremont, OH passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Pristine Senior Living of Fremont. She was born on March 20, 1922 in Fremont, the daughter of George and Martha (Noble) Sweazey. She was a 1940 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Betty married Harry “Quack” R. Quackenbush on October 30, 1940 at Grace Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death on February 14, 2004. Betty worked for Union Carbide for many years until she retired. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church; the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, where she volunteered for various functions, and the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. Betty enjoyed golfing, bowling, horseshoes and volunteered as a Reader for the second grade at Croghan Elementary School. She was also a beautiful artist and loved crafting.
Betty is survived by her children, Lana (Ruel Clouser) Hasselbach, Harry “Butch” (Judy) Quackenbush and Dennis (Jerri) Quackenbush all of Fremont, OH; nine grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry R. Quackenbush; daughter, Sandy Baker; siblings, Ruth Johnstone, Georgina Walker, Martha Swiat, Nobel, Russell and George Sweazey.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from noon to 2 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH. Services will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Scott Mauch officiating.
Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memory Gardens at a later date.
Memorials can be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, VFW Post #2947, 204 Birchard Ave, Fremont, OH 43420 or Fremont Eagles, 2570 W. State St., Fremont, OH 43420.Print Obituary & Condolences