Betty Jean Coleman

Betty Jean Coleman, 88, formerly of Petersburg, passed away on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022, at Emerald Nursing and Rehab Columbus in Columbus.  Betty Jean is survived by her son Fred of North Bend, daughters: Cathy (Robin) Fletcher of Rock Springs, WY and Dolly (Jim) Kalvelage of Albion, 18 grandchildren: Cherie Fletcher (Mark) Stephenson of Wyoming, Karin Arends (Clarence) Collins of Texas, Michael (BreAnn) Arends of Columbus, Dusty (Chelsea) Fletcher of Wyoming, Chad (Shellee) Arends of Columbus, Cody (Heather) Fletcher of Wyoming; Joshua Arends of Norfolk, Jennifer Arends of Columbus, Westly (Jen) Kalvelage of Colorado, Kristopher (Amie) Kalvelage of Albion, Rebecca Arends (Mike) Flannagan of Texas, Mathew (Bailey) Kalvelage of Illinois, Jessica Arends of South Dakota, Robert (Amanda) Arends of Lincoln, Denardra Arends of Scottsbluff, Kesia Arends of Omaha, Urliah Arends of Kansas, Princess Arends of Omaha, 44 great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sons: William Edward and John Charles.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 30, 2022, at Levander Funeral Home in Albion with Rev. Mary Avidano officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Petersburg.
Betty Jean’s wishes were to make a donation to the American Cancer Society or nicely bless someone you see in need. The family would even suggest a donation for mental health research for cures.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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