Betty J. Shipman

  • Born: December 29, 1921
  • Died: June 9, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Betty J. Shipman, 97, of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Towne House Retirement Community. Mrs. Shipman was born on December 29, 1921 in Indianapolis, IN to the late Joseph M. and Freda A. (Lubking) Totten. In 1940, she graduated from Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis. On December 29, 1945 she married Charles F. Shipman in Indianapolis. He preceded her in death. Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph United Methodist Church in Fort Wayne. She also belonged to the United Methodist Women Lizzie Parker Circle. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 2pm with calling 2 hours prior from 12pm-2pm at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. To sign the online guestbook, visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

Charlie and Betty were wonderful neighbors in my growing up years ! The kindest people you could ever know ! See you both again in paradise !

Denny Buesching

Posted by A friend   July 06, 2019

Betty and Charlie were best friends with my parents, Matt and Betty Mcguigan. Betty was a great person and l know she is with the Lord now and her family.

Posted by Jeannine Wildey - Ft. Wayne, IN   June 11, 2019

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