Betty Elaine Hollenbach
Betty Elaine Hollenbach, 88, of Kline Lane, Kratzerville, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Kratzerville, a daughter of the late Austin and Carrie (Herman) Beaver. On Aug. 5, 1950, she married Richard E. Hollenbach who preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2002.

Betty was a graduate of Selinsgrove High School.

She previously worked at a local silk mill, Bailey's Egg Farm and also Nilus Manufacturing, however her main calling in life was being a homemaker for her family.

Betty was a member of Zions Church of Kratzerville.

In her spare time she enjoyed bead making, gardening, doing jigsaw puzzles, wordfind puzzles, crossword puzzles, activities with the Kratzerville Homemakers group and was especially fond of her "grandpets".

Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law, Siri L. and Michael Dock of Northumberland and Karen S. Athey of Kratzerville; one son, Keith E. Hollenbach of Kutztown; four grandchildren, Carey Napp and husband Jeremy, Kristi Athey, Heather Dock and Heidi Torrens and husband Kyle; one great-grandson, Andrew Torrens; one brother and sister-in-law, Galen and Dolly Beaver of Sunbury; one half sister, Daphne Daniels of Selinsgrove; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death in addition to her husband by one son-in-law, John L. Athey; and one sister, Marian Sanders.

Friends and family will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Zions Church of Kratzerville, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Dietmar Plajer officiating.
Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Evangelical, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, Pa 17837.

Arrangements are by the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High St., Selinsgrove.
Published on September 22, 2019


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