She was born Jan. 18, 1929, in Plymouth, IN, to Frank and Nellie (Heater) Gaede.
Betty was a graduate of Knox High School. During her lifetime she held many secretarial positions. Betty was also a devoted housewife and loving grandparent. She was very interested in sports and an avid fan of the Chicago White Sox, Bears and Blackhawks. Betty enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Beechwood Ladies 18 Holers.
On May 30, 1963, in LaPorte, she married Raymond G. Savenko, who survives.
Also surviving are her daughter, Kathleen Ann (Bruce) Eskridge; five grandsons, David (Ashley), Tracey (Ashley), Brian, Michael and Joshua (Stephanie); and 18 great-grandchildren and one on the way.
Preceding her in death were her parents; grandparents; one brother, Frank; three sisters, Margie, Winnie and Shirley; one son-in-law, Bruce; and one son, John Raymond.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, LaPorte, with Pastor Joel Klimkewicz officiating. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Lung Association, 115 W. Washington St., Suite 1180, Indianapolis, IN 46204, in memory of Betty Romayne Savenko.
Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.lakeviewfhc.com.