Betty Mae Dewig, 98, Evansville

Betty Mae (Loehr) Dewig, 98, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021.

Betty was born in Evansville, Indiana on November 18, 1922, to the late Henry and Mary (Wolf) Loehr. She was a 1941 graduate of Memorial High School. Betty was a faithful and active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She worked closely with the Spred program, volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and was honored as the second recipient of the Brute award. Betty loved to quilt but mostly enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Sister Judy Dewig of Evansville, IN and Louise Schaad of Owensboro, KY; son, Don Dewig (Lorna) of Jasper, IN; son-in-law, Richard Kocher of Jasper, IN; sisters, Rosalie Metzger of Muncie, IN and Lucille Hayden of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Mike Kocher, Debbie Schnell (Roy), Allen Kocher, Nicki Mier (Jeff), Jenny Soules (Jermaine), Brian Schaad (Tiffeney), and Jason Hagen (Jenna); great-grandchildren, Nathan and Brandon Schnell, Lily Mier, Jasmine Starks, Miles, Evelyn and Elliot Schaad, and Aubrey and Kamden Hagen; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Frederick Joseph "Fritz" Dewig in 2013; daughter, Barbara Kocher; infant son, Kenneth Dewig; and by her son-in-law, Mike Schaad.

A Mass of the Resurrection will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in the city, 600 E. Virginia St., Evansville, IN, 47711 with Father Eugene Schroeder celebrating. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 9:00 AM until Mass time at the church on Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of St. Benedict, 802 E. 10th St., Ferdinand, IN, 47532.

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