Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartley Roos, 85, Ferdinand

Elizabeth Ann “Betty” Bartley Roos, 85, of Ferdinand, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Scenic Hills at the Monastery in Ferdinand.

Betty was born March 1, 1936 in Ferdinand to Walter and Lucille (Weyer) Bartley.

She married Edward P. Roos II on November 27, 1954 in St. Ferdinand Church.

Betty was a former Clerk at Farbest Foods and a homemaker. She was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church and its St. Ann’s Sodality, Ferdinand Daughters of Isabella where she was past regent for two terms. She belonged to Ferdinand Senior Citizens, Ferdinand Legion Auxiliary, Sisters of St. Benedict, Saint Hildegard Society and Camping Hoosiers.

Betty is survived by her husband, Edward Roos II of Ferdinand; one daughter, Glenda (Robert “Bots”) Marlin of Newburgh; three sons, Edward P. Roos III of Holland, Michael Roos Ferdinand and Chris (Tina) Roos of Ferdinand; one sister, Pearline (Cleon) Brahm of Ferdinand; six grandchildren, Frank Roos, Brock (Lisa) Flamion, Jayme (Tirey) Burch, Shayna Roos and fiancé Kevin Ulery, Katelyn Roos and fiance’ Nathan Pike and Lauren Roos; two step-grandchildren, Rob (Alicia) Marlin, and Julia (Dustin) Behr; one great-grandson Calum Burch.

Betty was preceded in death by a daughter in infancy, Debbie Roos and her parents, Walter & Lucille Bartley.                                                                                                                                           

Funeral services will be Thursday January 13th at 11:00 a.m. Eastern in St. Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at Thursday from 9 a.m. Eastern until time of services at the church.

Masking and social distancing is recommended. 

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to Edward P. and Betty Roos Family Endowment for the benefit of Sisters Of St. Benedict.

Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.


  1. Eddie, I was saddened to read of your loss. Please accept my sympathy.
    Your high school classmate, Bev. (Chism) Heidorn

  2. Glenda I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was always a sweet and special lady. My heart goes out to you. I am sending prayers for peace and strength to you and your family throughout this trying time. Thinking of you, a friend always Susan H

  3. I am so very sorry for your loss! You all have my deepest sympathies! I know how hard this is to lose your Mom, Grandmother, and Wife, Sister! Hugs to you all!! Please stay safe being together, from Covid. I’m sorry I can’t be there…Love you all!!

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