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Betty Fortner

September 23, 1926 — April 28, 2023

Betty Marie Fortner on April 28, 2023 at home following a brief illness.  Betty was born on September 23, 1926 in Elmira, New York.  Preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Marion (Beckert) Linkins, her guardian, Axchie A. Bolitho and her loving husband of 57 years, Fred Norman (Norm) Fortner.  Survived by her children, Barbara, Jeff, Don and Janet.  After raising her children, Betty was a weekly volunteer at the Ohio History Connection for 21 years.  While there, she created and edited Newscope, a monthly publication of news clippings about the organization’s programs and activities. Family will receive friends Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 2pm- 3pm at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH 43026; where a memorial service will follow at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ohio History Connection (ohiohistory.org) or to Capital City Hospice (captialcityhospice.com).  

 

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