BETTIE JANE BEKSEL, 91 ROCKFORD - Bettie Jane Beksel, 91, of Rockford went to be with the Lord and her husband Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Born Feb. 7, 1923, in Rockford, daughter of LeRoy and Kathryn (Marcus) Anderson. Married John W. Beksel on Nov. 27, 1949, in Rockford. Employed by Rockford Dry Goods for many years. Member of Grace Lutheran Church and Women of the Moose. Bettie loved reading and spending time with her family. Survivors include sons, Larry (Karen) Gardner of DeMotte, Ind., Jim (Dawn) Beksel of Loves Park, Jeff (Maureen) Beksel of Purcellville, Va., and David (Ann) Beksel of Rockford; daughter, Cindi (Mark) Fenn of Rockford; grandchildren, Lauri, Dan, Matthew, Erin, Lisa, Sydnie and Rhys; great-grandsons, Max and Zane; sisters, Donna Depesa and Kathy Crawford; and brother, Richard (Madeline) Anderson; sister-in-law, Marie Anderson; many nieces and nephews; special friends, Sandy and Lily. Predeceased by her husband; brothers, Bill and Andy; and sister, Elaine. The family wishes to thank the staff at River Bluff for their compassionate care. Service at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 10, at Grace Lutheran Church, 343 Grand Ave., Loves Park. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at Delehanty Funeral Home, Ltd., 401 River Lane. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established. Please visit delehantyfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 7 to Mar. 9, 2014