Elizabeth J. "Betty" (Beckman) Krontz

July 26, 1936 ~ January 7, 2021 (age 84)


Elizabeth J. “Betty” Krontz, age 84, of Spencerville passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 surrounded by her family at her daughter’s Waterloo home.

Mrs. Krontz was born on July 26, 1936 in Coldwater, Ohio to Oscar and Rose (Ahrns) Beckman.  She was a 1954 graduate of Spencerville High School.   

She married Floyd Krontz on December 30, 1973 in Angola. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2017.

Mrs. Krontz worked for Universal Tool in Butler for 28 years retiring in 1998.  She and Floyd loved traveling and she especially liked going to the beach in Florida.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors Include:

Daughter and son-in-law; Brenda and Richard Ochoa of Fort Wayne.

Daughter and son-in-law; Cary and Shawn McDaniel of Waterloo.

Daughter and son-in-law; Dianne and Gilbert Mercer of Butler.

Daughter; Pam Bell of Auburn.

Son; Steve Wade of Waterloo.

Stepson and daughter-in-law; Floyd and Laura Krontz of Butler.

Stepson; Joe Krontz of Angola.

Stepson; Alan Krontz of Angola.

Stepson and daughter-in-law; Jerry and Christine Krontz of Butler.

11 grandchildren and 10 step grandchildren.

Many great and great great grandchildren.

Sister and brother-in-law; Mary and Joseph Rouse of Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; Floyd Krontz, one great grandson; Jacob Ochoa, one brother; William Beckman and daughter-in-law; Janie Wade.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 10, 2021 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street in Waterloo.

Graveside services will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Butler Cemetery.

Burial will take place at Butler Cemetery in Butler.

Memorial Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 111 East Ludwig Road, Suite 105, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46825 and Parkview Home Health and Hospice, 1900 Carew Street, Suite 6, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805.

Per the Governor Holcomb’s mandate, face coverings and social distancing will be required. There will only be 25 people allowed inside the funeral home for visitation at one time, so visitors may need to be prepared to wait outside.

Condolences may be sent to the family at and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Waterloo.


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January 10, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Feller and Clark Funeral Home, Waterloo
875 South Wayne Street
Waterloo, Indiana 46793

Graveside Service
January 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Butler Cemetery
CR 28
Butler, Indiana 46721

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