Mrs. Betty L. Sturdevant, 79, passed into the next life at 11:15 pm, Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in the Warren Manor following an extended illness. She was born May 14, 1934 in Warren to the late Howard and Effie Kifer Sutton.

A lifelong area resident, Betty was employed at Kressge’s in Warren and was a former member of the Clarendon Vol. Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren.

Betty is survived by three daughters, Betty Reitz and husband Rob, Clarendon, Shirley Knapp and husband Curt, Clarendon and Clara Lowery and husband Steve, Clarendon; two sons Donald Sturdevant, Warren and Frank Sturdevant, Jr., Warren; a stepson Randy Rasmussen and wife Tina, Ohio; several grandchildren, greatgrandchildren and greatgreatgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband Frank Sturdevant whom she married in Warren December 7, 1957; a grandson Robert Reitz; two sisters; one brother; and two infant brothers.

Private family gatherings will be held to commemorate Betty’s life and passing.

Memorial donations may be made to the Clarendon Vol. Fire Department.

The BordenLloyd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.