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Betty Jane Tegeler

October 23, 1927 March 9, 2022
Betty Jane Tegeler
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BETTY JANE TEGELER, 94, of Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Resthave Home in Morrison.

Her memorial service will be held at 1:30 PM on Monday, March 21, 2022, at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison with Rev. Luke Schouten, pastor at Emmanuel Reformed Church officiating. A memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be at Fenton Cemetery in Fenton, IL. Memorials have been established to Emmanuel Reformed Church and Resthave Home.

Betty was born October 23, 1927, in Fulton, IL, to Louis and Minnie (Schaver) Merema. She was educated in the Fulton area grade schools and graduated from Fulton High School in 1945. She married Le Roy J. Tegeler on February 25, 1949, in Erie, IL. He died August 2, 1986. After graduation, she worked at Fidelity Life in Fulton until she was married. Betty then farmed with her husband, Le Roy, in the rural Morrison and Fenton area for 21 years. They later farmed in the rural Mt. Carroll area for 16 years. Betty was a member of the Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison, where she was very active in the women’s groups. She stayed busy with her flower garden and huge vegetable garden. Betty also loved to read and was an accomplished seamstress – making her own wedding dress, clothing for her children and later her grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Sandy (Bruce) Houzenga of Bettendorf, IA; one son, Larry (Donna) Tegeler of Colorado Springs, CO; one daughter-in-law, Teri Tegeler of Highland Ranch, CO; five grandchildren, Sara (Craig) Otta, Aaron (Sarah) Houzenga, Monica Tegeler, Dana (Andrew) Schoepke and Eric Tegeler; seven great grandchildren, Karleigh, Isabel and Adria Otta, Madison and Sidney Houzenga, Skyler and Tanner Schoepke.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Le Roy; one son, Wayne Tegeler; her sister and brother-in-law, Annabelle (Alvin) Strating.

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Memorial Visitation

Sunday

20

Mar

2:00 PM 3/20/2022 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 3/20/2022 4:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

21

Mar

1:30 PM 3/21/2022 1:30:00 PM
Emmanuel Reformed Church

202 E. Morris Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Emmanuel Reformed Church
202 E. Morris Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fenton Cemetery Final Resting Place

Black Road
Fenton, IL 61251

Black Road Fenton 61251 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Emmanuel Reformed Church

202 E. Morris Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Resthave Home

408 Maple Ave
Morrison, IL 61270
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