Betty Joyce Unverrich, 98, of Elkhart, passed to her rest on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Greenleaf Health Campus after a brief illness. Betty was born on November 6, 1921 in Elkhart to the late Ralph and Doris T. (Schultz) Rohleder. She married Ward L. Unverrich, on June 7, 1946 in Milwaukee; he died July 7, 2001.
Surviving are cousins, Robert Blue, Marilyn (George) Buckhold, Howard Rohleder and other relatives and her many friends from the Elkhart Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness. She was preceded in death by her sister June Emerick.
Betty graduated from Elkhart High School in 1940. She was a homemaker and one of the original members of the Elkhart Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She was very involved in bible and ministry with the congregation.
Funeral services for Betty will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020, with visitation 1 hour prior at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St. Elkhart. Elder Volodia Dolzan will officiate. Private burial will be in Rice Cemetery.
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