Betty Gruber, 95, of Falls City, NE, passed away August 18, 2019 at Falls City. She was born July 22, 1924 at Salem, NE to Charlie and Mae (Thompson) Kratz.
She married Albert Gruber, Jr. on March 25, 1951 at Auburn, NE. He passed away January 20, 2011.
Betty graduated from Falls City High School in 1941. When married the couple established their home on a farm southwest of Falls City. In addition to being a home maker and farm wife, she worked at F. W. Woolworth Co. and Richardson Stationary Store. She enjoyed sewing and embroidery work. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Betty is survived by her sister-in-law Evelyn Auxier and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Billy Kratz, sisters, Dorothy Karsten, Grace Marmet and Helen Ruth Deckinger.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 10:30 AM at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Young Je Kim officiating. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery.
Open visitation and viewing will begin on Monday afternoon.
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