Betty Janiece Presser

July 9, 1942-March 9, 2023

Betty Janiece Presser, 80, of Greenfield passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Westminster Village North in Indianapolis.

She was born July 9, 1942 in Anderson, Indiana to Harold L. and Lillian L. (Woods) Wiseman.

Betty married Ernest Richard Presser on August 16, 1964 at Ford Street United Methodist Church in Lapel.

She was a 1960 graduate of Lapel High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, graduating in 1964.

She was a home economics teacher at East Peoria Community High School for 20+ years. She was a member of the East Peoria Community High School Home Ec Club. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She always had a smile on her face.

She was a member of Mossville United Methodist Church in Peoria, Illinois and Ford Street United Methodist Church in Lapel. She also attended Trinity Park United Methodist Church in Greenfield.

Betty is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ernie Presser; her children, David (Jennifer) Presser of Greenfield and Susan (Keith) Nachtigall of Alexandria, Virginia; a brother, Dennis (Susan) Wiseman of South Carolina; and a grandson, Jacob Presser.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel, Indiana 46051 with the Rev. Larry Van Camp officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery in Lapel.

Visitation will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, P.O. Box 6069, Dept. 95, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6069 or to the Harold and Lillian Wiseman Educational Scholarship at Coastal Carolina University, c/o: Financial Aid/Scholarships, P.O. Box 261954, Conway, South Carolina 29528-6054.

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