2008-10-04 / Obituaries

Betty L. Hurd

A private graveside service for Betty L. Hurd, 85, of Hebron, will be Thursday at Glenn Rest Memorial Estate, with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating.

Betty passed away Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, following a long illness, at Autumn Health Care in Newark.

Betty was born May 10, 1923, in Thornville, to the late Charles and Ople (Gordon) Alspach. She graduated from Thornville High School in 1941. Betty was a retired librarian from Lakewood School District. She was a member of the Hebron United Methodist Church. Betty also loved to play cards, garden, cook and spend time with her beloved grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Margie Wolpe and Sherrie (Arnie) Ettenhofer; brother, Ronald (Mary) Alspach; sisters-inlaw, Marilyn Alspach and Opal Hurd; grandchildren, Heather, Jimmy, Abby and Chelsey; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and close friend, Virginia "Ginny" George.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Hurd; brother, Richard Alspach; brothers-in-law, Edwin and Eugene Hurd.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road SE, Newark, OH 43055.

Online condolences can be made at www.boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com.

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