I am NOT a relative. I posted this because she lived to be 100 years of age.
Published in the Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune 26 September 2001
Bessie Walz, 100, Venice, died Sept. 23, 2001.
She was born July 12, 1901, in Plymouth, Ind., and came to Venice in 1996 from South Bend, Ind. She graduated from International School of Graphoanalysis. She was a charter member of Grace United Methodist Church for 82 years in South Bend.
Survivors include twin daughters, Betty Miller and Mary Gagen of Venice; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two great-great- grandchildren.
A service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel. Burial will be in South Bend.