Mary Baltzer, 87, died March 26 at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. She was born Aug. 1, 1926, to Dietrich and Grace (Crist) Eitzen in Hillsboro.
She married Jona Baltzer on Oct. 30, 1947, in rural Hillsboro.
She is survived by her husband, Jona Baltzer of Hillsboro; a son, Doug Baltzer of rural Lehigh; a daughter, Carol Janzen of Enid, Okla.; a sister, Edith Penner of rural Hillsboro; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service officiated by Pastor Loyal Martin was Monday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church. The family received guests Sunday at Jost Funeral Home in Hillsboro.
Memorial funds have been established with the church and Mennonite Central Committee.