Betty J. Hadley

GUSTAVUS – Betty J. Hadley, 87, died after an extended illness on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at her home.

She was born May 12, 1926, in Farmdale, a daughter of Arner Milton and Jennie Faye DiDay Standley.

Mrs. Hadley served as the postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service in Farmdale, and was a longtime member of the Gustavus Federated Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Lora Hunkus of Gustavus and Kathy Schultheis of Layton, Utah; three sons, John M. of Statesville, N.C., James L. of Cortland and Allen of Bellfontaine; a brother, Dale Standley of Salem; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Dwight Hadley; two grandchildren and an infant sister.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. A private burial will take place in Gustavus Cemetery.

Baumgardner Funeral and Cremation Service handled the arrangements.