South Milford - Berneta Ruth (Wittkamper) Beiswanger, 84, went to be with her loving Jesus early Friday morning at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.
She was born to Joseph and Agnes (Mock) Wittkamper in Elwood, Indiana on March 28, 1929. She graduated from Wendell Wilkey High School in Elwood in the Class of 1947. She has lived in South Milford for the past 50 years.
Mrs. Beiswanger was employed by Hadley and Sharp Law Firm as a legal secretary, but was a homemaker and mother for much of her life's work. She was an Avon sales representative for 25 years, officer and member of Home Extension Club of LaGrange County for 25 years and a member of South Milford Church of Christ.
She loved to sing and play hymns of praise on the piano. She had an incredible gift of playing by ear to any music.
Surviving are her son, David Beiswanger of South Milford, daughter and a son-in-law, Christine and Glenn Stutzman of Goshen, and daughter-in-law Sue (Jim) Mertz of Pretty Lake, siblings Ferrill (Joan) Wittkamper of Elwood, Indiana, Dwight (Marilyn) Wittkamper of Anderson, Indiana and Marvin (Jill) Wittkamper of Elwood, Indiana, grandchildren Dane (Chantel) Beiswanger, Drew (Naomi) Beiswanger, Danielle Beiswanger, Brandon (Lindsay) Stutzman, Bradley (Tiffany) Stutzman, and Brady (Andrea) Stutzman, and 10 greatgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Eldon Beiswanger, son Dorane Beiswanger, brothers, Loren Wittkamper, Maurice Wittkamper, and Eldon Wittkamper, and sister Louise Jordan.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 10, at South Milford Church Christ at 11:30 a.m.
Brazzell Funeral Home, Avilla Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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