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Betty Jo Lynch Ulbricht was born Dec. 21, 1936, in Jewett, Texas, the daughter of Thomas Benton and VaLela Belle Baugh Lynch. She grew up and attended schools in Madisonville, graduating from Madisonville High School in 1954.

Betty was united in marriage to Jim Ulbricht, in Madisonville, on Feb. 28, 1964. Betty and Jim, then moved to Bellville, in 1972, where they made their home for many many years. 

“Grammy” enjoyed crossword puzzles, vacationing with her family, spending time at the farm, and with her grandchildren.  She felt blessed to have such wonderful family and friends.

Betty passed away on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, in Houston, at the age of 74.

She is survived by her daughters Dana Froebel and her husband, Reed, of Cypress, and Gina Manalac and her husband, G.P., of Houston; grandchildren Austin and Ashley Froebel, both of Cypress, and Elaina and Grace Manalac, both of Houston. She is also survived by other relatives and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years Jim Ulbricht, and sisters, Bennie Lynch, Frances Drew and Ruth Andrews.  

Pallbearers are: Reed Froebel, G.P. Manalac, Tommy Andrews, Bobby Andrews, Scott Drew and Kevin Wendt. Honorary Pallbearer is: Mike Manning. 

Visitation will be  6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at the Schmidt Funeral Home, in Bellville, Texas. Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the First Baptist Church, in Bellville, with Pastor Steve Olsen, officiating. Interment will follow in the Cat Spring Cemetery.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts in her name to UNICEF, Inspired Gifts, 333 East 38th Street, New York, New York 10016

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, TX 77418. (979)865-2424

Posted by Joy Neely



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