Born: December 31, 1932 - Deceased: September 24, 2022
Betty L. Gain, nee Renner, 89, of Smithton, IL, born Saturday, December 31, 1932, in Belleville, IL, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2022, at her residence in Smithton, IL.
Betty, along with her husband, was the owner and operator of Country Air Mobile Manor for over 50 years. She loved to read and always looked forward to traveling in their R.V. Betty and Ed made sure to take all of their grandchildren to Disney World. She possessed a quick wit and a dry sense of humor that always resulted in laughter from those around her. Family was always the most important thing to her. She took great pride in the family’s accomplishments and her most cherished memories were of the time spent with them.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Parents: Raymond Art and Gertrude L., nee Stolz, Renner
- Grandson: Michael Gain
- Dear cousin: Roger Willman
Surviving are her:
- Husband: Edward J. Gain of Smithton, IL
- Suzanne (Tony) LoBosco of Freeburg, IL
- Edward A. (Susan) Gain of Smithton, IL
- Brother: Raymond (Sandra) Renner of Holly Springs, GA
- 5 grandchildren
- Ross (Tanya) LoBosco
- Lisa (Tony) Lyles
- Jennifer (Brad) Quirin
- Matthew Gain
- Heather Gain (fiancé, Steffan Slocomb)
- 8 great-grandchildren
- Emma LoBosco
- Airman 1st Class Anthony J. (Lexie) Lyles
- Dominic (Autumn) Lyles
- Christopher Lyles
- Grace Lyles
- Louisa Hass
- Ella Quirin
- Ryan Quirin
- Several nieces & nephews
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Smithton Food Pantry.
Visitation: Visitation from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 pm, Thursday, September 29, 2022 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Joan Scharf officiating. Private Interment at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.