Beth Holl, 95, died July 6, 2017, at her home in Great Bend. She was born June 1, 1922, at Stafford, the daughter of Everett Clare and Zona Priscilla (Reese) Newell. She married Ottomer Lawrence Holl May 3, 1953, at Russell. He died Feb. 23, 1966. A longtime Great Bend resident, Mrs. Holl was a seamstress and upholsterer.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.
Survivors include one son, Dennis Holl and his wife Renee of St. John; two daughters, Diane Rambo and her husband Jim of Talkeetna, Alaska, and Donna Holl of Great Bend; one sister, Lois Rethorst and her husband Bob of Smith Center; and sisters-in-law, Betty Popp, Nina Newell, Althea Watts and Frances Nuss. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Calvin Newell, Dean Newell and Wayne Newell.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 10 at First United Methodist Church in Great Bend, with the Rev. Lenard Maxwell officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. on Monday at Russell City Cemetery. Friends may call from 1-9 p.m. today at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials have been established with First United Methodist Church Kitchen Fund or Barton County Food Bank, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 9, 2017