Betty A. Senger
Betty A. Senger
  • February 10, 1935 - August 8, 2017
  • Hamilton, Texas

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Betty Ann (Bottlinger) Senger of Grove, OK died August 8, 2017 at Integris Hospital of Grove after a short illness. Visitation will be Friday, August 11, 2017 at Riley Funeral Home from 6-8 PM. Services will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, Hamilton, TX, Saturday, August 12, 2017. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

Betty was born on February 10, 1935 to Lee Monroe and Nora Emma Sophie (Kelm) Bottlinger in the Aleman Community. The Bottlinger family lived in the Aleman Community until 1944. They were members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Aleman.

On March 24, 1935 Betty's parents presented her to the Lord to be baptized by Pastor E. F. Moerbe of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Aleman. Betty continued her relation with God and on April 10, 1949, Betty was confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church in Hamilton by Pastor Robert P. Nerger.

Her Confirmation Verse was 1 Timothy Chapter 4 Verse 8: Godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

Betty grew up in the Hamilton area. Betty met Rudy Senger and they were married on November 29, 1952 at Zion Lutheran Church, Priddy, Texas by Pastor A. H. Muehlbrad. On March 6, 1954, they were blessed with their only child, David Allan.

Betty worked at various places in Hamilton and then in 1970 she was employed by Alexander Moulding Mill until 1998 when she retired. She loved to help Rudy in the garden and going to the Antique Tractor shows. Matter of fact, she even owned a 1940 Farmall H tractor, which she took to the shows.

She was a housewife and helped take care of her granddaughters. She also loved traveling whenever possible.

Survivors include her son, David and wife, Fran of Grove, OK; 3 granddaughters, Christie Brawner Harris and husband, Kyle of Granbury, Texas, Leslie Jackson and husband, Chris of Kingman, Arizona, and Lindsay Dain and husband, Daniel of Little Elm, Texas; 5 great grandchildren, Aidan Brawner, Kennedy Harris, Nora Harris, Allie Dain, and Addilyn Dain; 3 sisters, Simona Smith and husband, Luther of Herndon, VA, Jane Wagner and husband, Darman of Hamilton, TX, and Billie Katherine Looney and husband, Mike of Henderson, NV; 2 sister-in -laws, Mildred Bottlinger of Hamilton, TX and Faye Senger of Gatesville, TX.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Lee and Nora Bottlinger; her husband, Rudy Senger; and her brother, Murlin Bottlinger.

Pallbearers were Charles Bottlinger, Steve Bottlinger, Mark Bottlinger, Darrell Wagner, and Doug Wagner. Honorary Pallbearers were Jerry Tischler, Rodney Senger, Herman Senger, Jerry Robinson, James Senger, and Danny Senger.

Betty's family has requested that Memorials be given in her honor to the care of St. John Lutheran Church, Hamilton, TX.