Elizabeth "Betty" J. (Reiter) Rodick

January 15, 1932 ~ June 29, 2019 (age 87)


Elizabeth “ Betty” J. Rodick, age 87, of South Bend, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Southfield Village. Betty was born on January 15, 1932 in Mishawaka to Homer and Rolena Reiter.

Betty formerly worked as a director for Social Services at the South Bend Housing Authority. She was a longtime member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in South Bend and active within the Cursillo movement. She was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, where she recently celebrated her 38th birthday. She was active in the recovery community.

Betty is survived by her children, Christine (Randy) Pullin of South Bend, Greg (Julie) Rodick of Indianapolis, Doug (Kathy) Rodick of South Bend and  Joe Rodick of South Bend; her grandchildren, Kristin, Brian, Lauren, Nate, Jacque, Andrew, Wesley, Ashley, Taylor, Brittany, Nikki, Nathan and Matthew; and her brother Bill (Isabelle) Reiter of Reidsville, North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband Dutch Rodick; her longtime partner, Jim Pritchard;  her sons, Dutch Rodick II, Bob “Bird Dog” Rodick and Steve Rodick; and her grandson Dutch Rodick III.

In keeping with Betty’s wishes there will be a memorial service at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Betty’s memory to (Please look for the “special person you are honoring” and place Betty’s name there). Zahoran Funeral Home is entrusted with assisting the Rodick family. Online condolences may be made at

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