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Betty Jane Purdy, 90

June 27, 2012

Betty Jane Purdy, 90, of Celina, died on Monday, June 25, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on April 10, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., to Jacob and Lucille (Hays) Cline, and they preceded her in death.

On Jan. 11, 1945, she married Don M. Purdy, and he preceded her in death 28 hours earlier on June 24.

She is survived by two sons, Mark (Barbara) Purdy of San Jose, Calif., and Michael Purdy of Fort Myers, Fla.; two daughters, Jayme (Jim) Karen of Dallas, Texas, and Lisa (Bill) Wade of Apple Valley, Minn.; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Church in Celina, with the Rev. Ken Schnipke officiating. A joint committal service for Betty and Don will be held at St. Marys Cemetery in Celina following the Mass.

A joint visitation for Betty and Don will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at W.H. Dick & Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina.

Don’s funeral will still be held as scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Bethany United Methodist Church in Celina.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to State of the Heart Hospice.

Condolences may be left at DickAndSonsHellwarthfh.com.

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