Janet M. Burget Holtzapple, 88, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, January 30, in her home.

Janet was born on July 20, 1931 to Walter A. and Ilo Staver Burget in Lima, OH. She graduated in 1949 from Lima Shawnee High School. After high school, Janet went to nursing school and graduated in 1952 with an RN degree from Lima Memorial School of Nursing.

In 1951 she married her high school sweetheart Rev. Donald Holtzapple who she was married to for 62 1/2 years until his homegoing in 2014.

Rev. Holtzapple served as an ABC Ohio evangelist in the 1960's. He also served as pastor and interim pastor of several ABC Ohio churches.

Janet is survived by a son, Philip (Barb) Holtzapple, daughter Laura (Jack) Martin, and daughter Carol (Jim) Underwood, 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and extended family. Please keep the Holtzapple family in your prayers.