Betty J. (Burggraf) Solze, 84, of Castalia, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, Dec. 6, 2013, in Firelands Regional Medical Center while under the care of Stein Hospice.
She was born and raised in Castalia, and was a 1946 graduate of Margaretta High School. She worked at her family’s store, Burggraf’s Grocery, and was a librarian at the Castalia Library.
As a homemaker, Betty enjoyed reading, gardening, her cats, and spending time with her family.
Betty is survived by her son, Gordon (Beverly) Solze, of Castalia; daughter, Pamela Solze, of Huron; grandson, Don Solze, of Castalia; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Don A. Solze; parents, Robert and Ellen (Walsh) Burggraf; and sisters, Margaret and Ellen.
At Betty’s request, there will be no visitation and cremation will take place. Private graveside services will take place in Castalia Cemetery, where inurnment will take place.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s name to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or Margaretta Township Fire Department, 113 South Ave., Castalia, OH 44824, or Back to the Wild, P.O Box 423, Castalia, OH 44824.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Condolences and gifts of sympathy maybe made to the family at toftfh.com.