Elizabeth Rose “Betty” Kieper, 69, of Ferdinand, died Wednesday (December 18) at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital. She was born in Ferdinand April 18, 1944, to Albert and Marcella (Kordes) Heidet. She married Edwin F. Kieper November 25, 1971, in St. Henry Catholic Church in Belleville, Illinois.
Betty was a lifelong member of St. Ferdinand Parish in Ferdinand.
She is survived by her husband, Edwin F. “Ed” Kieper; two sons, Michael Kieper and wife Michelle, Ferdinand, and Stephen Kieper and wife Melissa, Indianapolis; two daughters, Lisa Kieper, Nashville, Tennessee, and Sherly Stephens and husband Jacob, Evansville; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Monday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.