Betty J. Longhofer

Betty J. Longhofer Abilene, Kansas

Betty J. Longhofer

90, passed away Monday, June 2nd, in Abilene. She was born July 29, 1923 in Enterprise, the daughter of Benjamin C. and Edna M. (Lind) Fiedler. Growing up in the Pearl community, Betty attended local schools and graduated from Enterprise High School with the class of 1940. On September 6, 1942, she was married to Kenneth C. Longhofer. Most all of their married life was spent farming in the Navarre community. He preceded her in death May 7, 1987 and she moved to Abilene. She had been employed in the Dickinson County Clerk’s Office for 25 years, retiring in 2004. Betty was a long time organist for the Navarre Church of the Brethren, serving for 20 years. She later became a member of the Abilene First United Methodist Church.
Survived by: Daughter Rita (Steve Crossett) Longhofer Alexandria, VA
2 Sons Kenny C. (Melody)Longhofer Chapman
Keith L. (Donna) Longhofer Tonganoxie
3 Grandchildren Beth Longhofer
Kerry Longhofer
Shawnee Longhofer
2 Great-grandchildren Gavin Miles
Mila Miles
Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, June 6th, at the Abilene First United Methodist Church with Rev. John Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, east of Enterprise. The family will receive friends 5:30 – 6:30 PM Thursday, June 5th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Abilene Memorial Hospital. They may be left at the church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.

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