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BETTY L. GOLTZENE, age 84, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on April 4, 2021, following an extended illness. She was born on August 3, 1936, in Springfield, daughter of the late William T. and Ruth L. (Twombley) Colwell. Betty loved art, especially painting and drawing, as well as sewing and baking. She loved gardening and was very proud of her flowers at home. Betty was a lifetime animal lover and rescuer. She retired from Huntington National Bank after more than 30 years of service. Betty was devoted to her family and was a beloved mother and grandmother. Betty leaves behind to cherish her beautiful memory her four children, Michael (Cindy) Goltzene, Phillip H. (Laura) Goltzene, Jr., Michelle (Mark) Champ and Malora (Michael) Kirk; grandchildren, Shawn, Tamara, Michael, Heather, Joshua, Nikki, Mark, Tasha, Connor, Collin, Sierra and Landon; twenty-one great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brother, William (Connie) Colwell; many special friends and her beloved dog, Beau. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip H. Goltzene, Sr. in 2011. A private service will be held for Betty's family on Thursday with burial in Ferncliff Cemetery next to her husband. The LITTLETON and RUE FUNERAL HOME is

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Published in Springfield News Sun on Apr. 8, 2021.
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April 9, 2021
So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing.
We were active South High Members with Phil and Betty.
Our son Todd Harlan went to school with young Phil.
Our prayers are with all.
Sharma Harlan
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