Betty Spiess (1923 – 2014) Obit

Spiess, Betty - edited picture WEBBetty Jeanne Spiess, age 90, of Delta, passed away peacefully Monday evening, August 25, 2014 at Genesis Health Care in Bryan. She was born September 12, 1923 in Delta, to the late Ralph Geer and Stella (Shelt) Geer. On June 23, 1946 she married Vainard “Vain” Spiess and shared 61 years together until his passing in 2008.

Betty was a self-employed beautician in Delta for over 50 years. She was very active with the Delta American Legion Auxiliary also for over 50 years and an active member of the Delta United Methodist Church until she moved from her home in 2008.

Betty is survived by her children, Vainard (Susie) Spiess of New Washington, OH, Susan (Steve) Wood of Wauseon and Lyndon (Denise) Spiess of Bryan; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Delta American Legion Auxiliary, 5939 St. Hwy. 109, Delta; Ohio 43515, the Alzheimer Association, 2500 N. Reynolds Rd., Toledo, Ohio 43615 or the Delta United Methodist Church in her memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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