Born: March 19, 1932 - Deceased: March 7, 2020
Betty L. Rauch, nee Harris , 87, of Belleville, IL, born Saturday, March 19, 1932, in Chester, IL, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Memorial Care Center in Belleville, IL.
Betty was a retired executive secretary for Peabody Coal Company. She was a member of Swansea Moose Lodge #1221.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: Otis “Bud” Rauch
- Parents: Herbert S. and Evelyn M., nee Hurley, Harris
- Infant daughter: Susan West
- Son: Wayne West
- Sister: Linda Harper
- Brother: Neil Harris
Surviving are her:
- Brother: Gary (Linda) Harris of Minooka, IL
- David (Debbie) Ellis of Waterloo, IL
- Brian (Kathryn) Harris of Highland Park, IL
- Debbie Ellis of Swansea, IL
- Rebecca (Robert) Stoedter of Minooka, IL
- Jill Aufmuth of Lake Geneva, WI
- 9 Grand-nieces and nephews
- 5 great grand-nieces and nephews
- Special friends
- Daureen (Frank) Cumberland
- Carolyn (Tom) Peck
- Dorothy Schwaegel
- Beloved pet: Peaches
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Visitation: Visitation from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Tom Peck officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.