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Delma Jean Achtabowski, age 83 years, died on November 12, 2014 at her home. She was born December 21, 1930 and was the daughter of the late Willard and Hettie (Miller) Rifenburg. She married Henry Achtabowski on October 30, 1948 and he preceded her in death in March of 1986. She had been employed at United Plastic of Vassar.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters: Deborah Grover of Vassar and Diane (Rick) Wert of Cedar Springs, five grandchildren: Scott (Denise) Bedell, Christina (Dean Wendling) Richard, Douglas (Dawne) Waggoner, Lonney Waggoner, and Jason Hoover, six great-grandchildren: Cyle Eddy, Ashley (Keith Blair) Clark, Ryan Waggoner, Brandon Waggoner, Seth Hoover and Chelsea Hoover, 8 great-great grandchildren, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Stacy Hoover and a granddaughter-in-law, Misty Hoover.

Funeral service will be on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St., Vassar. Chaplain Fred Hart will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 1-5 & 7-9 p.m.