Elizabeth “Betty” Volz, of Braham, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Elmhurst Commons in Braham. She was 90 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 4:00 pm on Monday, December 22, 2014 (Betty’s 91st Birthday) at the Rock Ingebrand Chapel with Rev. Rich Chronis officiating.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service, beginning at 3:00 pm.
INURNMENT will be in held at a later date in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska.
Elizabeth Ann Volz, of Braham, passed away on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at Elmhurst Commons. She was 90 years, 11months, and 26 days old.
Elizabeth “Betty” was born on December 22, 1923 in Omaha, Nebraska to parents John and Ann (Bock) Volz. Betty’s mother died during childbirth and her father’s sister Mary “DeeDee”, adopted Betty and raised her with her father John. Betty was baptized on April 20, 1924 at Kountze Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska.
Betty attended DuChene’s Academy Catholic School/ Convent of Sacred Heart in Omaha through the 12th grade. She took several business classes at Van Sant School of Business in Omaha to help her with her first job as a secretary for the Omaha Executive Association. When her parents retired, they all moved several times to locations such as Santa Barbara and Pasadena, California; Arizona; Boulder and Longmont, Colorado. After her parents passed away, Betty made the “Big” move to Minnesota to be with her Magaard cousins. Betty moved to the Elm apartments in Braham in June of 1983 and then to Park Manor in 1987. She made her final move to Elmhurst Commons, an assisted living facility for seniors, on December 11, 2012 which she enjoyed very much.
Betty is preceded in death by her parents, aunt Mary Volz, and uncle Henry Volz
She is survived by her loving caregivers, Dora Magaard of Mora and Carol (Jack) Breitkreutz of Zimmerman; second cousin, Jacqueline Pospisil along with her family and many friends.
A Memorial Service was held on Mon. Dec. 22nd 2014 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham with Rev. Rich Chronis officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service. Inurnment will be in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Omaha, Nebraska. Arrangements are by the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham. www.aifuneralhome.com