Janet Louise Bell Bettler, 81, formerly of Greenfield, Indiana, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

She was born on April 14, 1940, to Richard Mahlon and Eleanor Pauline Kelsey Bell. She was a 1958 graduate of Richmond High School and earned a bachelor’s degree at Hanover College and a master’s degree at Indiana University. She worked as a French teacher at Greenfield-Central High School from 1974 until her retirement in 2003. While teaching, she regularly took students to France and other countries in Europe. She also played the organ at Greenfield Christian Church for many years. She enjoyed cooking — including baking one of her specialties, Parker House rolls — and enjoyed quilting, shopping, card games, music and teaching. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority, and Bradley United Methodist church.

Survivors include her son, William Bettler; her brothers, Jim Bell and Paul Bell and a granddaughter, Christina Bettler.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, at the Stillinger Family Funeral Home in Greenfield. Burial will take place in Park Cemetery in Greenfield. Visitation is 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org or Greenfield Central School Foundation at gcsf@gcsc.k12.in.us. Online condolences, www.stillingerfamily.com.