Adrian Daily Telegram, Wednesday, April 9, 2008, pg 2A
Betty Jo Hollanshed Obit
ADRIAN — Betty Jo Hollanshed, age 82, of Adrian died Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at Bixby Medical Center.
She was born March 6, 1926, in Bucyrus, Ohio, to Antonio and Hilda (Aller) Bruno. On April 30, 1955, she married Avery E. Hollanshed. He preceded her in death on April 29, 1973. Betty was a committed loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and homemaker. She had also worked for The Department on Aging as a receptionist. Her hobbies included playing bingo, knitting, for which she earned Blue Ribbons at the Wood County Fair; and utilizing her computer to surf the Internet and keep in touch with friends and family. Betty had a passion for learning and attended Jackson Community College, where she received a certificate in computer applications.
She is survived by her children, Michael (Joyce) Hollanshed of Northwood, Ohio, Susan Glanz of Raleigh, N.C., Roxanne (Rodney) Meeks of Adrian; grandchildren, Lisa (Brian) Blanton, Sara (Markus) Jakobuss, Averia and Jay Hollanshed, Ryan (Caryn) Sieler, Anthony (Cindy) Sieler, Remington and Radford Meeks; great-grandchildren, Avery Sieler, Alexander and Isabella Jakobuss and Aubrey Sieler. In addition to her husband, Avery, Betty was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Bruno.
Funeral Services for Betty will be held on Friday, April 11, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian, with the Rev. Art Horn officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Lake Township Cemetery, Millbury, Ohio. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and also on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomeadriantecumseh.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Freedom Christian Fellowship, Adrian, MI or Muscular Dystrophy Association. Envelopes may be obtained at Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.