Betty J. Ziemke, age 90 of Elizabeth Twp., passed away at home on Friday, November 20, 2020. Born July 4, 1930 in Victory, she was a daughter of the late Albert and Mena (Smart) Hauser. A member of Concord United Methodist Church in Belle Vernon, Betty worked as a secretary for the Bob Rodgers Insurance Agency and as a school bus driver for Elizabeth Forward School District. She joins her husband, the late Glenn Ziemke, who passed away in 1978. Betty is survived by her children Lisa Ziemke, with whom she resided, Brian (Alicia) Ziemke of Mt. Vernon, and Glenn Ziemke of Vermont; her grandchildren Payton, Seth, Briana, and Benjamin Ziemke; and her sister Barbara (John) Maisch of Belle Vernon. She was also preceded in death by her sister Alberta Opfer.
Friends will be received in the Daniel F. Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory, 4504 Walnut St., Versailles Borough, McKeesport, PA 15132 (412-678-3454) on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 2 PM to 4 PM and 6 PM to 8 PM. Masks are required; CDC and State guidelines will be observed; and social distancing will be enforced on funeral home property. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 10 AM with Rev. Sandy Fitzgibbons officiating. Procession and burial will follow to Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. www.bekavacfuneralhome.com
Originally published November 21, 2020.