BETTY JANE RIGGLE, 88 ROCKFORD - Betty Jane Riggle, 88, of Rockford passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Dec. 18, 1925, in Freeport, she was the daughter of Oliver and Florence (Kohl) Fluegel. January 1, 1946, she married Dale Riggle in Rockford. A great cook and hard worker, Betty enjoyed walking, playing cribbage, shopping at flea markets, bowling, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Dale Riggle; children, Dennis (Carol) Riggle, Donna Markin, Julie (Tom) Reid, Jean (Kevin) Corcoran, and Ron Riggle; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters. Memorial service 12 noon Friday, April 4, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford, with Pastor Jeff Fricke officiating. Visitation 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Sunset Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
or family. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 2 to Apr. 3, 2014