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Betty Lundahl


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Posted Online: Jan. 22, 2013, 4:54 pm
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Betty Lindy Lundahl, Hammond, Ind., passed away Jan. 21, 2013.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Woodmar United Methodist Church, Hammond, with Pastor Alex Stone officiating. Cremation follows. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home, 9039 Kleinman Road (two blocks south of Ridge Road), Highland, Ind. Memorials may be given to Hospice, Visiting Nurses or Woodmar United Methodist Church in her name.
Betty received a BA degree at Augustana College in Rock Island. She did graduate work at the University of Minnesota. Betty received a master's degree from Loyola University in Chicago, and also did 30 additional graduate hours at Purdue Calumet in guidance and counseling.
Miss Lundahl taught at the high school level for 40 years; two years in Geneseo and 38 years in Hammond. She served on several NCAA visiting and steering committees and is listed in the '78-'79 "Who's Who in the Midwest."
Betty was an active member of the Woodmar United Methodist Church. She often served as liturgist and was a member of the Woodmar Community School Board, and she also served on the finance committee and the administration board of the Woodmar Church. She was a charter member of Beta Delta Chapter of the Honorary Teacher Society, Delta Kappa Gamma, a member of the PEO, and she delivered meals-on-wheels for many years.
She is survived by three nieces, Barbara, New Jersey, Susan (Vernon) Mummert, Indiana, Janet (Frederick) Madison, New Jersey; great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Richard; sister and brothers-in-laws; and many aunts and uncles.












 




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