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Betty Ground

September 30, 1928 — July 21, 2020

Juniata resident Betty J. Ground, 91, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Perkins Pavilion Good Samaritan Society-Hastings Village, Hastings, NE.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, at Concordia Cemetery, rural Juniata, with Pastor Greg Volzke officiating. The family requests casual attire be worn at the graveside service. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family. Since there are material sharing restrictions, we ask that you bring your own pen for signing the registration book or memorial envelopes. If you do not bring one, we can do that for you.

Betty was born September 30, 1928, to Joseph & Bernice (Reber) Shay in Hastings, NE. Betty graduated from Kenesaw High School. She married William L. Ground on September 5, 1948, in Kenesaw, NE. He preceded her in death on December 14, 1997. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in rural Juniata, NE. Betty enjoyed ceramics, shopping, and Husker Football. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Betty was preceded in death by her mother; father; step-mother; husband, William L. Ground; brother, Melvin Shay; sister, Phyllis Witt; and niece, Sandy Labrie.

Sons & Spouses:
Bill & Dottie Ground – Juniata, NE
Dan & Vicki Ground – Juniata, NE
Sister & Spouse:
Bonita & Mel Harper
Half-Sister & Spouse:
Linda & Jim Thompson
Half-Brother & Spouse:
Joe & Gale Shay
Bob Alderson
Lenora Shay
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and many other family members

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Betty Ground, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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