Elizabeth "Betty" StauffenbergJanuary 21, 1918 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 99)
Elizabeth “Betty” Stauffenberg, age 99, of Manteno, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017 at River North of Bradley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on January 21, 1918 in Raleigh, IL, the daughter of Clyde and Opal (Williams) Parker. She married the late Albion W. Stauffenberg on August 9, 1942 at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone. He died on April 10, 1985. Betty was a homemaker; a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone, Immanuel Church Women’s Fellowship, and a more than 50 year member of the Women of the Moose Lodge in Bradley.
She is survived by 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis (Diana) Stauffenberg of Plainfield and Darrell (Norma) Stauffenberg of Kankakee; 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Jean Gast of Noblesville, IN; and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albion; and several siblings.
Visitation will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 10 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 10 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Dwight Gorbold officiating. Burial will be at Peotone Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family’s wishes would be appreciated.