Bette K. McDaniel

Last Updated on May 7, 2022 by Fisher Funeral Chapel

Bette K. McDaniel, 91, Carmel, formerly of Logansport, passed away, Thursday, May 5, 2022, in the Bridgewater Healthcare Center, Carmel.

Born Sept. 24, 1930, in Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Larry and Alma (Sink) Golliglee.

Bette was a graduate of Omaha North High School in Nebraska. On July 15, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska, she was married to Mickey J. McDaniel. He preceded her in death Dec. 3, 1984.

Bette grew up and raised her family in Omaha, Nebraska. In 1969, Bette moved to Logansport when her husband was transferred here with Wilson Foods. She loved working with children and began a career at Woodlawn Center, now known as Peak Community Services, as an instructional aide with speech and hearing students. Later, she moved to Bourbon, Indiana and then most recently, to Carmel, Indiana.

Bette loved her family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and all of her pets throughout the years, especially her cat, Misty. Bette was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and volunteered at the Merciful Help Center. She was also a member and president of the Bourbons Lions club for many years. During that time, she went on eyeglass missions to Mexico. Bette was very community-minded and served on the board of the Pottawatomie Park.

She is survived by daughters, Kolleen (John) Crook Logansport and Linda Bell, Carmel; three grandchildren, Kevin (Angela) Crook, Jessica Crook, and Chris (Becky)Bell; and five great-grandchildren. Caleb and Chloe Crook, and Hudson, Selah and Samara Bell; four nephews; one niece; and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Golliglee; one sister, Patricia Halterman; her granddaughter, Tonya Bell; and a nephew, Kevin Golliglee.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11. a.m. on Friday, May 13, in the All-Saints Catholic Church, 112 East Market Street, Logansport, with Fr. Kyle Neterer officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Visitation hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in Fisher Funeral Chapel, 1801 Chase Road, Logansport.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bette to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Meriful Help Center or the All-Saints Catholic Church.

You may share memories and offer condolences online on Bette’s Tribute Wall at