Former Juniata resident Betty J. George, 88, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Edgewood Vista, Grand Island, NE.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 25, at Juniata United Methodist Church in Juniata with Pastor Kathy Uldrich officiating. Burial will be at Juniata Cemetery in Juniata. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with family present, and one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to Juniata United Methodist Church, Juniata American Legion Auxiliary, or AseraCare Hospice.
Betty was born on August 6, 1931, on a farm south of Mason City, NE to Harry & Lottie (Price) Shaw. She attended Mason City Schools in Mason City, NE. Betty married Rolland E. George on August 21, 1960, in Ansley, NE; he preceded her in death on July 13, 2012.
Betty was a homemaker and babysat other children. She also worked part-time at the Juniata Elementary cafeteria and eventually part-time at Adams Central High School cafeteria. She lived on a farm with her husband where she fed and milked cows, picked eggs, and did numerous chores. They moved to Juniata in 1963 from Ansley, NE. Betty was a member of the Juniata United Methodist Church where she was very involved with many church activities and was an avid quilter at the church. She was a lifetime member of the Juniata American Legion Auxiliary.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rolland E. George; great-grandsons, Charlie Fitzke and Londynn George; two brothers; and five sisters.
Daughter & Son-in-law:
Anita & Chris Mitchell – Wood River, NE
Son & Daughter-in-law:
Randy & Donna George – Hansen, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Laurie & Kent Keiser – Lincoln, NE
Anthony & Arryn George – Hastings, NE
Alexis George – Lincoln, NE
Brant George – Lincoln, NE
Grant & Tiffany Marsh – Hastings, NE
Travis & Lea Marsh – Dallas, TX
Adam & Tiffany Fitzke – Hastings, NE
Nichole & Adam Hoesing – Scottsbluff, NE
Bryce & Kelli Fitzke – Juniata, NE
Baby boy George
Janis George – York, NE
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other extended family
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