Elizabeth L. “Betty” Salzwedel

Elizabeth L. “Betty” Salzwedel

Elizabeth L. “Betty” Salzwedel, 79, of Columbus passed away on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Home Again Assisted Living in Columbus.

Elizabeth was born the daughter of Warner and Esther (Dorn) Pick on June 24, 1940 in Middleton, WI.

She was a graduate of Columbus High School. She was employed with Perry Printing in Waterloo for 30 years until her retirement. After retirement, she continued to work at the Columbus Antique Mall. Betty was married to Gerald “Jiggy” Salzwedel on September 21, 1996 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus.

Betty was a member of Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus. She loved gardening and caring for her flowers. Betty enjoyed crafts as well as crocheting. She especially loved spending time with her grandkids.

Betty is survived by her children: Bruce (Elaine “Buffy”) Meier, Pam (Roger) Palmer, Laurie Meier (Phil Graham), and Jeffrey (Julie) Meier; her siblings: Janice (Wally) Luebke, Kathy Bath-Hoff (Dave Dewey), Warren “Butch” (Mary) Pick, and Denise (Paul) Blankenheim; 12 grandchildren: Jamie (Steve) Droz, Heidi (Jon) Stauffer, Tanner (Chelci) Meier, Haley (Julio Devora) Meier, Michael (Heather) Richardson, Marcus Meier (Cortney Dalby), Abby Ailes, Kendra Meier, Cassandra Koch, Zachary Koch, Bowen Meier, Katie Meier; 9 great grandchildren: Mikayla, Austin, Aubree, Landon, Madison, Summer, Sylas, Hadley, and Elena; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Gerald “Jiggy” in 2013; and her siblings: James, Carol, John “Jack”, Shirley, and Joseph.

A visitation will be held at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church in Columbus on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Tim Schwartz will officiate. Interment will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Columbus.

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus is serving the family. www.koepsellfh.com.