BETTY KATZENMEIER, 102
Betty Katzenmeier, 102, Ellsworth, passed away May 9, 2020 at Jewell County Long Term Care, Mankato, KS.
Betty was born on March 1, 1918, in Lincoln, KS to Ernest & Caroline (nee Kruse) Obermueller. She was baptized on March 17, 1918, by Rev. JH Hoyer and confirmed on March 20, 1932, by Rev. H. Kroening. Betty graduated from Lincoln High School in 1936 then attended Ellsworth Hospital Nursing School.
Betty married George Katzenmeier on October 9, 1938 in Lincoln, KS. They were married 65 years, residing in Ellsworth, when George died in 2004. She worked at Ellsworth Medical Clinic for over 30 years. Following retirement she enjoyed cooking, baking, card clubs, sewing quilts, and the Salina Journal daily crossword puzzle. She resided at the Jewell County Hospital Long Term Care since March 2017.
Betty was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth.
Betty is survived by two of four children, Ron and Dave both of Ellsworth; daughter-in-law, Eva of Abilene; as well as 11 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 30 great-great grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, George Katzenmeier, both parents, one brother, four sisters, son Roy, daughter Marion O'Brien, daughters-in-law Barbara and Sheryl, great-grandson Joey Zadina, and infant great-grandson Brandon Clites.
A private family graveside service will be held at Ellsworth Memorial Cemetery. A public celebration of life service will be held at a date later this year.
Memorials in Betty’s honor may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth, or Jewell County LTC Activities Dept, Mankato, KS and may be sent in care of Parsons Funeral Home, PO Box 45, Ellsworth, KS. 67439. (Please list Betty Katzenmeier name in the info.)
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