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
Daureen (Frank) Cumberland
Carolyn (Tom) Peck
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.