Betty Lou Ottenga, 76, of Granville, died at 5:41 a.m. Saturday, November 13, 2010 at the Grace House Assisted Living in Austin, Texas. She was born November 25, 1933, in Cecil, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Henry and Elizabeth Cochran Gardner.
Surviving are two daughters, Lynn O. (John) Straker of Granville and Beth A. (George) Prevelige of Austin, Texas; a son, Marc E. (Cathy) Ottenga of Gainesville, Florida; and six grandchildren, Cam, Chris, Jake, Jordon, Paige and Wes.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Louis Ottenga, who passed away August 18, 1986; a sister, Cass Harrower; and a brother, Bill Gardner.
Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at noon Friday, November 19, 2010 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville with Pastor Dean Cole officiating. Burial will follow at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Resolutions Hospice, PO Box 34258, Austin, TX 78734, Genesis Hospice-Morrison House, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701 or to The Alzheimerâ€™s Association, Greater East Ohio Area Chapter, 1815 W Market St., Suite #301, Akron, Ohio 44313.
To send a note of condolence or a sympathy card to the Ottenga family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com