Betty Ann Tatman, 99, formerly of 308 E. Main St., Portland, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021. She was a lifelong resident of Portland.

She was born Oct. 8, 1921, the daughter of Louis and Ruby Weiler. She graduated from Portland High School in 1939. Betty attended Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She was married to Glen E. Tatman who preceded her in death in 1986.

Betty was an avid and accomplished bridge player and was a member of many bridge clubs in her lifetime. She was an active member of Tri Kappa and the Tri Kappa associate chapters for over 80 years.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda Ashcraft, and her son, Mark (Lois) Tatman, both of Portland. Her son, Ken, preceded her in death in 2015. She is also survived by five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

There will be no services.

Baird-Freeman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials can be made to State of the Heart Hospice or through The Portland Foundation to the Jay County Library Endowment Fund or the Alpha Associate Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Scholarship Fund.

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