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Bette Phoenix

BLOOMINGTON — Bette L. Phoenix, 82, of Bloomington, died at 5:05 a.m. Sunday (April 14, 2019) at her residence.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Calvert Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. Cody Gaesser will be officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Bette was born Dec. 11, 1936, in Gary, Ind., the daughter of Richard and Lucy (Towner) Cunningham. She married David Phoenix on Jan. 31, 1957, in Gary. He survives.

She is also survived by three children, David Phoenix, Bonnie Phoenix and Todd Phoenix; four grandchildren, Kevin Phoenix, Bradley Phoenix, Molly Phoenix and Kayla Gaesser; one great-grandchild, Noah Gaesser; and two brothers, Robert Cunningham and Lawrence Cunningham.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Bette was employed with the Bloomington public schools and with State Farm Insurance.

Bette was a loving wife and mother, who enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandson. She was dearly loved by her husband of 62 years and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Please view the obituary and share your condolences and memories online at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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