EL PASO - Betty Jo Krug, 73, of El Paso, Ill., passed away at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Heartland Health Care in Normal.
She was born on March 18, 1939, in Gorham, Ill., a daughter of Harold and Dorothy Stone Porter. She married Melvin Krug on Nov. 10, 1957, in El Paso, Ill. He passed away on Jan. 22, 2011.
Survivors include one son, Dennis Krug of Minonk, Ill.; one daughter, Delores Sutherland of Newport News, Va.; mother, Dorothy Porter of El Paso, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jaime (Greg) Mool, Dustin Krug, Sarah Krug, Laura Krug and Dahlton Krug; five great-grandchildren, Paul, Josh, Madison, Aaliyah and Maiya; one brother, David (Karen) Porter of El Paso; one sister, Judy (Jim) Bigger of El Paso; one AFS daughter, Cindy (Gerald) Hunter of Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father; one daughter, Debbie Krug; one sister, Bon Weichman; and one son-in-law, Robert Sutherland.
Betty loved to read, sew, play cards and bake. Betty was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed by her family.
Betty was a member of Grace Fellowship Church, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 11 a.m. Pastor Dan Giese will officiate. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso and also from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Fellowship Church or
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.