Beatrice V. “Betty” Bachtell, 89, passed away peacefully Monday, March 3, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born January 1, 1925, to Charles and Kathryn Derrick, in Medina. She was a lifelong resident of Medina.
Betty had a passion for helping others by listening and lending a helping hand. She enjoyed her family, with her greatest joy being her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Betty married Dale Bachtell January 23, 1943 and spent their life together in Medina. Together they ran Bachtell Floor Covering for 40 years. Betty spent her later years enjoying crocheting, crossword puzzles, Bingo and Scrabble. Betty is survived by her daughter, Darwenna (David) Jacobs, of Medina; and son, Dale, Jr., (Sandy) of Seville; grandchilden, Jim Bachtell, William Finney, Kathy (Gary) Edinger, Jeff Squire, Brandy (Ben) Murphy, Derrick Bachtell, Drew (Ashley) Bachtell, Eddie Bachtell and Laura Bachtell; and eight great-grandchilren. Also surviving are her step-grandchildren, Tina Jacobs and David E. Jacobs, and Derrick and David Hershberger.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Dale, Sr.; and son, Charles Edward Bachtell.
The family would like to send their sincere thanks to the staff at Medina Meadows, for the gracious care given to Betty for nine years and also Hospice of Medina County.
Friends are welcome to join the family for a Graveside Service Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 1:30 P.M., at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Acme Road, Seville.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Betty’s name, to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256.
Arrangements by Armstrong Funeral Home, Seville.