Betty E. Drews

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Betty E. Drews

January 17, 1934 - November 07, 2018

Betty E. Drews Betty E. Drews, 84 years, of Fremont, Nebraska died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Methodist Fremont Health in Fremont. Betty was born January 17, 1934 in Culverton, Georgia to Eddie and Thelma (Hadden) Johnson.
She grew up in Tifton, Georgia and was a 1951 graduate of Tifton High School. Betty married Leo Drews on December 11, 1955 in Pitts, Georgia. They moved to Fremont and she was employed by Western Electric/Lucent Technologies in Omaha, retiring from there in 1991. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont, Telephone Pioneers of America, Friday Night Follies Bowling League, Tuesday Night Women's Golf League at Whitetail Run and Fremont Airboat Club Women's Auxiliary and served as a past president.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Leo Drews of Fremont; sons, Doug (Cindi Kern) Drews and David (Kathleen) Drews all of Fremont; daughter, Sherri (Scott) Johannesen of Fremont; son-in-law, Tom Barton of Surprise, Arizona; brothers, Tommy (Sandra) Johnson of Tifton; sister-in-law, Carol Johnson of Tifton; fourteen grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lisa Barton; and brothers, Johnny, Roy, Charles and Billy Johnson.
Funeral Service, 10:30 A.M., Monday, November 12, 2018 at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont. Vicar Shari Schwedhelm will officiate. Visitation with family receiving friends will be Sunday from 5 PM to 7 PM at the funeral home and again Monday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Ridge Cemetery in Fremont.
Memorials may be directed to the family for a charity yet to be determined.
Online condolences may be left at
Moser Memorial Chapel, 2170 N. Somers Avenue, Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490
Published on November 8, 2018
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