Betty L. Rakes, 66, Anderson, passed away April 27, 2012, at Indiana University Ball Hospital in Muncie after an extended illness.
She was born September 9, 1945 in Anderson, the daughter of the late John M. and Virginia B. (Hoppes) Rakes. She attended Pendleton Schools and continued working towards her GED. Betty was a member of Pendleton Christian Church, and the T.O.P.S. Club where she also served as secretary. She enjoyed spending time at Falls Park in Pendleton, especially feeding the ducks and visiting with her friends and eating at MCL Cafeteria.
The family wishes to Thank the staff at Snug Harbor Home Health, Dr. Mares and the staff of Critical Care Unit at St. John’s, Dr. Mehta and the staff of Cardiac Care Unit at I.U Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
She is survived by her brother, John W. (wife, Jerri) Rakes of Sarasota, FL; also she is survived by her guardian, Kenneth R. Hoppes of Pendleton and several relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday at Grovelawn Cemetery in Pendleton.
Friends may call from 1:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M. at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.brownbutzdiedring.com