November 1, 1934 - November 29, 2008
Betty A. Zentz, 74, of Grand Island died Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Golden Living Center Parkplace. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Wednesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with the Reverend Jay Vetter officiating. Burial will be in Soulville Cemetery in Boelus. Visitation will be from 4-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family. Betty Ann was born on November 1, 1934 in Ord, Nebraska to Harvey and Mary (Plessel) Sowers. She was raised in Ord and attended Ord Public Schools. She was united in marriage to Harold Zentz on February 13, 1958. The couple lived in Custer, Valley, Greeley and Howard Counties. Betty worked at the Valley County Hospital for 13 years and Ore-Ida for 4 years. She loved embroidery, listening to country music and most of all spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great granddaughter. She loved to cook, especially candy at Christmas time. As a child she loved playing basketball with her siblings and loved Husker football. In her later years Betty loved to color. She is survived by three daughters: Debra Jensen and her husband Steve of Lincoln, Peggy Zentz and Jesus Coronado of Waxahachie, TX, Linda Rohlck and her husband Steve of Grand Island; a son Richard Zentz and his wife Jennifer of Boelus; 10 Grandchildren: Jessica Miller, Hayle Rohlck, Levon Rohlck, Zachariah Jensen, Brittany, Brianna, Brooke, Briley and Braeden Zentz and Lucas Coronado and a great granddaughter Siera Miller. Additional survivors include three sisters: Stella Hans of Seward, Letha Morrow and her husband Victor of Ord and Grace Sowers of St. Paul; three brothers: Levi Sowers of San Dimas, CA, Ed Sowers of Longview, WA and George Sowers of Lakewood, CA and numerous nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters: Dorothy Keefe, Mary Barta and Elsie Malakowski and four brothers: Bill, Henry, Walter and Charles, who lost his life serving his country at the battle of Iwo Jima during WWII.
Betty A. Zentz, 74, of Grand Island died Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Golden Living Center Parkplace. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Wednesday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home with the Reverend Jay Vetter officiating. Burial will... View Obituary & Service Information
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