Betty L. Yergin


Betty L. Yergin, age 92, life-long Henry county resident passed away on the morning of Thursday, December 1, 2022.

She was born on June 19, 1930 in New Castle, Indiana, the daughter of the late Ernest B. and Edith E. (Gough) Ostlund.

Betty was a homemaker. She was a life-long member of the First Christian Church in New Castle. She graduated from New Castle High School in 1948. Betty married John D. Yergin on June 19, 1949. They were married 60 plus years before his passing in 2010.

She is survived by her son, Jeff (Cathy) Yergin of Middletown; daughter-in-law, Patty Yergin of New Castle; grandsons, Jonathan (Jenny) Yergin of New Castle and Michael (Rachel) Yergin of New Palestine; great-grandchildren, Charlotte and Betty “Bee” Yergin of New Castle, Magnolia and Brier Yergin of New Palestine; a sister, Jane Kissane of New Castle; a sister-in-law, Nora Yergin of Yorktown and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was also proceeded in death by a son, David A. Yergin; father and mother-in-law, Eugene H. and Betty (Roof) Yergin; brothers-in-law, Alan E. Yergin and Phil Kissane.

Private graveside services were held at South Mound Cemetery in New Castle, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Henry County Humane Society.

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