Betty A. Traunero, 82, of Tiffin, died at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at her residence.
She was born March 2, 1930, in Cleveland, to Edmund and Hazel Bain. Betty married William L. Traunero June 17, 1971, and he preceded her in death Nov. 3, 1998.
Survivors include her four children, Dr. Sharon (Craig) Zimmers of Dublin, Ira (Rita) Chaffee of Texas, Dorothy Graham of Fostoria and Deana (Mike Ramsey) Thomson of Texas; a stepson, Thomas (Carol) Traunero of Tiffin; four stepdaughters, Jane (Frank) Farero of Florida, Annette (Steve) Hill of Fostoria, Debra Traunero of Marion and Carol (Scott) Riffle of Grove City; 21 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a cousin, June Buckner of Florida.; a sister-in-law, Carol Bain of Tiffin; and good friend, Joann Selvey of Tiffin.
Betty also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Kenneth Chaffee; three brothers, Richard, Gerald and Robert Bain; and a grandson, Jason Jacobs.
Betty worked at General Electric and Jo Ann Fabrics. She also owned Betty's Dolls. She was an avid card player at the Commission on Aging. She enjoyed crocheting, painting, baking and sewing.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, and noon-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113.
Her funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home officiated by the Rev. Donna Van Trees. Burial will follow at Fairmont Cemetery, Tiffin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice Care or to FACT in care of the funeral home.
For directions to the funeral home or to leave an online condolence for the family go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.