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Elizabeth Joan Richtsfeld ‘Betty’ Schaller

Mrs. Elizabeth Joan Richtsfeld “Betty” Schaller, 80, of Random Road, Mocksville, died on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

Mrs. Schaller was born, the younger of two children, on July 1, 1940 in Stamford, N.Y. to the late John Baptiste and Katharina Marie Pfaffenzeller Schaller. She worked in the meat industry, operating her and her husband’s successful family business, Schaller’s Packers, for 54 years. In 1982, she was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and was a zealous preacher for 38 years. She, along with her husband retired in 2003, and moved to Mocksville.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband of 53 years, John Blasius Schaller; and a sister, Loretta Every Vescovi.

Survivors: a son, John W. Schaller and wife Carol; a daughter, Lisa S. Casler and husband Paul; 2 grandchildren, Garrison and Devin Schaller; a sister-in-law, Margarethe Murphy; and several nieces and nephews.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be conducted at a later date via Zoom.

Memorials: Trellis Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.