Betty Jean Albert, nee Veteto, 83, born August 23, 1932, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Monday, June 13, 2016, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Ill.
Betty was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother. She spent much of her time gardening and planting. Betty enjoyed fishing and loved the outdoors. She became fond of frogs, and they soon became collectible items for her. She had an infectious smile, gentle spirit, and caring personality that will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Francis Albert; her parents, Charles and Nellie, nee Wardell, Veteto; her brothers, Larry Veteto and Jackie Veteto; and her sister, Dottie Veteto.
Surviving to cherish Betty's memory are her children, Rick Albert, Donald (Lisa) Albert, and Debbie Albert, all of Collinsville, Ill.; a grandson, Rickey (Shannon) Albert II, of Collinsville, Ill.; great-grandchildren, Johnathon, Lauren, Kristian, Steven, Ciera and Nelson; a great-great-grandchild, Mia; and her loving furry companion, Coco.
Expressions of condolences and memories can be shared on www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
Funeral: Friends and family are welcomed to join together for a graveside service at 4 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, at Lake View Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Fairview Heights, Ill.
LAKE VIEW FUNERAL HOME, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 18, 2016