Betty Trump of Arcanum (96)


Betty Trump, age 96, was born October 28, 1927, to Manuel and Clara Baker Wogomon, one of ten children near Arcanum, Ohio. She married John Trump on July 26, 1947. She was a homemaker. During her early years of raising her family, she would babysit, do sewing and mending, and make clothes for others to help pay the bills.

She was very active in her children’s lives, being involved with Cindy in the musical group Sing Out Darke County and helping Roger pursue his dreams of building two experimental home-built airplanes. She served as a 4-H advisor for fifteen years. She also worked and assisted her son, Roger, in the management of residential rentals they owned. She enjoyed gardening. She was faithful in attending her grandson Jason’s soccer and basketball games. She loved flying with her son, Roger, every time she had the chance. There were also the Sunday afternoon card games, which she frequently won. She faithfully attended EUM Church and was part of one of the care groups.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Robert Wogomon, Raymond Wogomon, Ralph Wogomon, Russell Wogomon, and Marion Wogomon; and sisters, Ruby Wogomon, Dorothy Seman, Marlene Booher, and Maxine Kochersperger. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John, and grandson, Jason Keiser.

Survivors include her daughter, Cindy (Steve) Hale, and son, Roger (Debbie Oliver) Trump.

Private graveside services were held in Castine Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.

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