Betty Nalker

Apr 12, 1941 - Jan 21, 2007

Betty Nalker

April 12, 1941 - January 21, 2007


Betty L. Nalker age 65 of Plainville passed away at 7:52 AM on Sunday at Daviess Community Hospital. She was born on April 12, 1941 in Elnora to the late Rollie and Jessie (Walls) Byrer. She attended Elnora High School, and was a member of Plainville Christian Church and The Red Hat Society. She and hers husband Richard lived in Indianapolis for forty five years before moving to Plainville in 2001. Betty's passion was being a homemaker for her family. Betty loved children, and this was evidenced by the love and kindness she not only gave to her own children, but also to the 56 foster children she and her husband cared for through out their 49 years of marriage. Betty leaves behind her loving family and numerous friends; her husband Richard Nalker whom she married on August 4, 1957; one daughter, Kourtni Nalker of Fishers; two sons and daughter in-law, Jay and Carol Nalker of Brownsburg, and Luke Nalker of Sacramento, CA., three grandchildren, Robby Nalker and Eric Nalker both of Brownsburg, and Stephanie Nalker of Cincinnati,Ohio; two sisters, Erma Jean Bechtel of Elnora and Mary Souders of Elnora; one brother, John Byrer of Elnora; and her two loving baby dogs, Buddy and Asha. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Imogene Earls and Sally Edmondson; and one brother Robert Byrer. Funeral services will be on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at Plainville Christian Church with Karen McBride officiating. Burial will follow in Plainville Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4 to 8 PM at Ed Lee Mortuary and on Wednesday from 10:00 AM till the hour of service at Plainville Christian Church. Condolences may be made online at


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