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Betty Jean Trout
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Obituary for Betty Jean Trout

Betty Jean Trout, 84, of West Liberty, formerly of Huntsville and Lakeview, passed away, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.

Betty was born on January 12, 1934 in Obetz, OH, a daughter of the late Daniel and Della Smith Cramer. She married Donald Trout and he preceded her in death in 2001. She was also preceded in death by a son, Dale Baxley, two grandchildren, Tina Loper and Sylas Daniels, and four siblings, Deloris Gehring, Thelma Cramer, Ruth Martin, and Daniel Cramer, Jr.
Betty is survived by five children, Bonnie (Tom) Loper of DeGraff, James (Gayle) Trout of Quincy, Donald Trout, Jr. of Lakeview, Daniel (Tina) Trout of Huntsville, and Barbara (Stephen) Lawrence of Tennessee, nine grandchildren, Laura (Tony) Sclesky, Kim (Terry) Rister, Jimmy Trout, Chelsea Trout, Kaylin Trout, Dakota Trout, Paul (Danielle) Blair, Jr., David (Chanda) Blair, and Dustin (Daniele) Blair, 17 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Betty loved animals, especially cats and birds. She enjoyed spending time with her friends at Green Hills playing bingo and farkle.

Pastor Karen Blackburn will begin memorial services at 11:00 am, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St, Lakeview with visitation from 10-11. Burial will be at a later date in Greenwood Union Cemetery, DeGraff.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Betty’s name to the National Audubon Society, or a charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shoffstall Funeral Home

205 South Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

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11:00 AM
Shoffstall Funeral Home

205 South Main Street
Lakeview, OH 43331

Cemetery Details


Greenwood-Union Cemetery

665 Cretcher Avenue
DeGraff, OH

Memorial Contribution

National Audubon Society


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