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Official Obituary of

Betty Ruth Ickes

August 7, 1929 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Betty Ickes Obituary

Betty Ruth Ickes

New Paris

Betty Ruth Ickes, 94, of New Paris, went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 14, 2023 at home.

She was born on August 7, 1929 in Somerset; daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (Stern) Hemminger.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Anson; daughter, Linda Dull; son, Lynn Ickes, and daughter, Lisa Ickes.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by the following children, Larry and wife Shelly Ickes of Imler; Patricia Wissinger of Fishertown; Perry Ickes of New Paris; Pamela Burkett of New Paris; 20 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and 16 great-great grandchildren. 

She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother. She loved her birthday parties and family time during the holidays. The family wants to give a special thank you to Leeann, Joe, Rachael, Nicole, from 365 Hospice and to Pastor Bob for singing and reading with her.

At the request of Betty, the services will be private.

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Arrangements by the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.

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