|Birth: ||Dec. 12, 1917|
|Death: ||May 3, 2005|
Eleanor Frances Boltz, known as Frances, 87, Seneca, KS, formerly of Weston, MO, died Tuesday, May 3, 2005, at Life Care Center in Seneca.
She was born December 12, 1917, on the family farm north of Baileyville, KS, the daughter of Henry F., Sr., and Mary J. Runnebaum Olberding. She grew up there, attended Dewey School, and helped on the family farm. She did domestic work for family and neighbors and later worked at Jenkin's Grocery Store in Seneca.
On August 2, 1944, she married Albert Boltz. After they were married they lived in Weston, MO where they owned and operated an auto repair shop. They raised a nephew, James Olberding in their home and considered him their son. They lived in Iatan, MO after they retired. Her husband, Albert, died in September of 2002. Following his death, she moved to Seneca and became a resident at Life Care Center where she liked to fold laundry and play cards.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Church at Weston where she did much volunteer work. Frances also enjoyed having a large garden and sharing the produce.
Survivors include her nephew, James Olberding of Pipestone, MN; three sisters, Helen Bevans of Harrisburg, OR, Marie Stallbaumer and Millie Bontrager, both of Seneca; a brother, Henry Olberding Jr. of Beatrice, NE; and three grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Cyril in 1980, Aloysius in 1983, Leonard in 1992, and Alvin in 2002.
The mass of Christian burial will be 1 P.M. Saturday, at Sacred Heart Church, Baileyville, KS. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Henry F Olberding (1890 - 1980)
Mary J Runnebaum Olberding (1891 - 1984)
Albert Edward Boltz (1916 - 2002)
Sacred Heart Cemetery
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