Betty Jean "B.J." Rickard, 61, of Sandusky, died Thursday evening, July 5, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born Feb. 12, 1946, in Sandusky. She was employed by Discount Drug Mart for 18 years and was a member of New Life Church, Sandusky.
Betty is survived by her sons, Terry (Norma) Rickard and Paul Rickard, both of Sandusky; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and a sister-in-law, Dixie Cruz of Sandusky.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Bubby" Rickard in 1975; her parents, Paul and Katherine (Elgart) Dreshchel; and a sister, Joyce Hunter.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday in New Life Church, 6511 Milan Road, Sandusky, where services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. John Adams will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky, is handling the arrangements.
Condolences may be made to toftfh.com.