Elizabeth Roos

FERDINAND — Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartley Roos, 85, of Ferdinand, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand.

Betty was born March 1, 1936 in Ferdinand to Walter and Lucille (Weyer) Bartley. She married Edward P. Roos II Nov. 27, 1954 in St. Ferdinand Church.

Betty was a former clerk at Farbest Foods, and a homemaker. She was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church and its St. Ann’s Sodality, Ferdinand Daughters of Isabella where she was past regent for two terms. She belonged to Ferdinand Senior Citizens, Ferdinand Legion Auxiliary, Sisters of St. Benedict, Saint Hildegard Society and Camping Hoosiers.

Betty is survived by her husband, Edward Roos II of Ferdinand; one daughter, Glenda (Robert “Bots”) Marlin of Newburgh; three sons, Edward P. Roos III of Holland, Michael Roos Ferdinand and Chris (Tina) Roos of Ferdinand; one sister, Pearline (Cleon) Brahm of Ferdinand; six grandchildren, Frank Roos, Brock (Lisa) Flamion, Jayme (Tirey) Burch, Shayna Roos and fiancé Kevin Ulery, Katelyn Roos and fiance’ Nathan Pike and Lauren Roos; two step-grandchildren, Rob (Alicia) Marlin, and Julia (Dustin) Behr; one great-grandson Calum Burch.

Betty was preceded in death by infant daughter Debbie Roos; and her parents, Walter and Lucille Bartley.

Funeral service is at 11 a.m. ET Thursday, Jan. 13 in St. Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 9 a.m. ET to time of service Thursday at the church.

Mask and social distancing is recommended. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Edward P. and Betty Roos Family Endowment for the benefit of Sisters Of St. Benedict. Online condolences may be shared at www.