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Betty K. Findlay
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Obituary for Betty K. Findlay

Betty K. Findlay, age 82, of Peoria, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family.

Betty was born on February 22, 1935 in Peoria, IL to Herman and Kathryn (Link) Radespiel. She married Robert L. Findlay on December 8, 1951 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2009. Also preceding her in death are one daughter, Virginia “Ginny” Silver; one grandson, Jason Findlay; her parents; her sister, Helen Hurst and her brother, Walter Radespiel.

Surviving are her children, David (Mary Ann) Findlay of Peoria, Cathleen (Joseph) Korondi of Peoria, Robert (Sharon) Findlay, Jr. of Champaign, IL, and Brian (Sue) Findlay of Anderson, IN; her son-in-law, Jeffrey Silver of Peoria; her grandchildren, Jennifer Findlay of Peoria, IL, Alison (Todd) Hermsen of Chandler, AZ, Sara (Patrick) McDaniels of Peoria, IL, Benjamin Silver of Forsyth, IL, Kristin (Kevin) Weber of Galloway, NJ, Nicole Findlay of Atlanta, GA and Matthew Findlay of Dallas, TX; and her four great-grandchildren, Rowan and Logan Hermsen and Rylie and Aubrey Silver.

Betty was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Peoria, where she was involved in the Women of Redeemer, Dorcas Circle, the Lutheran Braille Workers and the Redeemer Quilter’s Group. Betty was a volunteer for OSF St. Francis Hospital. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping. Betty loved her family and enjoyed spending time her grandchildren.

Services will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 2pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Peoria. Rev. Jack Mackowiak and Rev. Ronald Miller will be officiating. Visitation will be on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 4pm to 6pm at The Wilton Mortuary as well as on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm at the church. Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria. Memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

26

Oct

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Wilton Mortuary

2101 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603

Visitation

Friday

27

Oct

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Redeemer Lutheran Church

6801 N. Allen Road
PEORIA, IL 61614

Service

Friday

27

Oct

2:00 PM
Redeemer Lutheran Church

6801 N. Allen Road
PEORIA, IL 61614

Cemetery Details

Location

Swan Lake Memory Gardens

4601 W. War Memorial Drive
Peoria, IL 61615


Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association of Central IL

612 W. Glen Avenue
Peoria, IL 61614

Redeemer Lutheran Church

6801 N. Allen Road
PEORIA, IL 61614
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