Betty Rose Vinup, 93, Rising Sun

Betty Rose Vinup, 93, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Sunday, November 27th, 2022 at her home. Betty was born in Rising Sun, IN on April 30, 1929, a daughter of the late Leola (Loring) Detmer and Charles Detmer. Betty grew up in Ohio County and was a graduate of Rising Sun High School, Class of 1947. Betty married Hubert L. Vinup on January 11, 1947. Betty and Hubert were married 43 years until his passing in 1990. Betty was an Avon Sales Representative for over 30 years. She also formerly worked at  Thatcher Glass, Rising Sun Canning Factory and Safco Insurance. Betty was a member of the Rising Sun Church of Christ. Betty was a very active member of the Rising Sun American Legion Auxiliary for an amazing 66 years, joining in 1956. She also belonged to the Aurora Eagles. Betty enjoyed going to Rising Star Casino, traveling, boating on the river, reading and playing cards and bingo. She loved visiting with her family and friends at the American Legion.

Betty is  survived by two daughters, Marilyn Sue Scalf (Tim Bovard), of Rising Sun, IN and Cheryl Lynn “Cheri” Collins (Barry), of Rising Sun, IN; by her grandchildren: Nicholas Scalf (Kim Powell), Michele Weissman (Michael Sartip), Daniel Vinup (Rhonda), David Vinup (Sara Williams), Dennis Vinup (Angel), James Vinup (Sara), Ruthie Sanders, Christopher Collins (Ann), Jodie White (Rodney), Beth Vinup, Heidi Harrell (Josh), Daena Sprafka (Joseph), Anthony Fryman, Shane Vinup (Danielle); by her great grandchildren: Shelby Nicole (Jacob Caldwell), Logan Edwin, Kori, Ally, Jake, Garrett, Hanna, Tiffany Garrard (Corey), Dalton, Tyler, Brianna, Zackary, Colton, Chantel, Cheyenne, Noah, Kennedy, Madisyn, Joseph, Sierra, Maverick, Gabe, Codie, Brayden, James, Jackson, Kaleb, Jaden, Brooke, Joey, Nate, Chase, Alex, Anna, Avery; and by her great great grandchildren, Roman and Colt. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband Hubert Vinup, by her 3 sons:  Danny Vinup in 1983, Stephen Vinup in 2019 and Jerry Vinup in 2021; by her son-in-law Ed Scalf in 2012 and by her great grandson Kaden Harrell.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 3rd at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Brother Don Thomason officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, December 2nd at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rising Sun American Legion Auxiliary or the American Heart Association.