Betty Katherine Zielstorf, a resident of Oxford, NC, died February 19, 2012 at her home at age 74. She was a native of Mercer Co., NJ and was the daughter of the late Robert W. and Myrtle Bethke Barber. Betty was a retired Vice President of Finance with Starr Tours bus company, a member of the Master Gardeners of Vance Co. and past President of the Granville Garden Club.
Surviving are her husband, Donald Zielstorf of the home; daughters, Gina Harris of Alexandria, VA and Maria Cardaciotto of Fort Mill, SC; son, Nicholas Cardaciotto of Hamilton, NJ; step-daughters, Mary Lishman of Warminster, PA and Agnes Holton of Florida; step-sons, Donald Zielstorf, Jr. of Allentown, PA, Timothy Zielstorf of Hollywood, MD and Christopher Zielstorf of Salem NY; and ten grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer Bidwell. Also surviving are her beloved German Shepherd dogs, King and Sugar.
Memorials may be made to DogTown c/o Best Friends Animal Society, PO Box 315, Kanab, UT 84741-0315 or www.bestfriends.org.
The Zielstorf family is under the care of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan, 503 College Street, Oxford, Nc 27565. Online memorials www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.