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Betty (Kinzer) Gano

June 10, 1924 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 97)


Betty Kinzer Gano, of Blanchester, formerly of New Vienna, Ohio, died at 6:00 PM, Thursday, September 2, 2021 at the Laurels of Blanchester.  She was born, June 10, 1924 in Clinton County, Ohio, daughter of the late Roland H. and Dorothy Fisher Kinzer.

Betty, a homemaker, ran her own antique business and helped her husband with the dairy farm. She was a member of the New Vienna United Methodist, New Vienna Senior Citizens, and the Clinton County Historical Society. She had a great interest in genealogy and was a member of the Southern Ohio Genealogical Society. Betty was the valedictorian of her 1942 graduating class.

Survivors include daughters, Sybil Allen and Jennifer Tumbleson both of Wilmington; grandchildren, Gretchen Bradshaw, Tracy (Jerry) Runk, and Patty (Will) Blankenbeckler; great grandchildren, Hannah Tumbleson, Mikayla Tumbleson, Bailey Eakins, Penelope, and Will Blankenbeckler; sister-in-law Mabel Kinzer, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, George Glenn Gano, an infant daughter; a beloved grandson, Michael Joe Tumbleson; and a brother Bruce Kinzer.

A private graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery, Port William, Ohio.

Contributions in Betty’s memory may be made to the Clinton County Historical Society, 149 E. Locust St., Wilmington, OH 45177.

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A graveside service will be held at convenience of the family

New Maple Grove Cemetery, Port William


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