|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1943|
|Death: ||Jun. 11, 2012|
Bethel Marie Holle, 68, of rural Hiawatha, died Monday afternoon, June 11, 2012, at home.
Bethel was born in Fairbury, Nebraska, June 26, 1943, the youngest of five children of John and Irene Snodgrass Stelling. She attended Steel City High School until it closed, later attending Endicott High School where she loved to play volleyball and graduated with the class of 1961.
She married Gilbert Jorgenson, October 6, 1962, and made their home near Greenleaf, Kansas. To this union five children were born before she and Gilbert divorced. Bethel remarried August 16, 1974 to Denny Holle. They moved to Hiawatha, KS where they made their home and to help her brother in law with farming and outdoor chores. Bethel worked at Flair Fold shutter plant in Hiawatha for 26 years until it closed and at which time she retired. If you ever wanted to know when a family member's birthday was, all you had to do was ask Bethel. She loved riding horses and family gatherings.
Bethel is survived by her husband Denny of the home; five children: Cindy (Allen) Wisdom of Falls City, NE, Marie Huddleston, Gilbert (Lorrie) Jorgenson, Ida Stonebarger, all of Greenleaf, KS; and Amy Jorgenson of Clay Center, KS; five grandchildren: Heather, Justin, Crysta, Ashley, Dalton; four great-grandchildren: Isabel, Jayden, Hannah, and Karsen. She is also survived by two sisters: Esther Holle (Lester) Reed of Cortland, NE, and Barbara Kolars of McPherson, KS.
Preceding her in death are her parents; a brother Franklin in infancy; a sister Etta Herfel; three brothers-in-law: Verlin Holle, Carl Herfel, Gary Holle; and a grand-daughter Jennifer Wenzel.
Funeral services are planned for 3 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Hiawatha. Chaplin Don Goatley, of NEK Hospice, will officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Hiawatha.
The family will meet with friends from 1:30 until 3 Friday afternoon at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bethel Holle Memorial Fund which may be sent in care of the funeral home, 124 S 7th St., Hiawatha 66434.
John Stelling (1897 - 1986)
E Irene Stelling (1915 - 1996)
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Linda O.
Record added: Jun 12, 2012
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