Betty A. Perino

VIRDEN, IL - Betty A. Perino, 92, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Sunrise Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Virden, Ill.

Betty was born Jan. 7, 1921, in Chanute, Kan., a daughter of Olin and Vida (Harris) Kindle. She married Bernard E. Perino on June 12, 1948.

Betty was the valedictorian of the Virden High School Class of 1939. She was a legal secretary for many years in Virden and retired as a legislative assistant for the State of Illinois.

Surviving Betty are her husband, Bernard E. Perino of Springfield, Ill.; two sons, Robert C. (Lana) Perino of Toluca Lake, Calif., and Michael (Debbie) Perino of Springfield, Ill.; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Betty in death were her daughter, Kathy Drap, and sisters, Jane Smith and Virginia Wingert.

Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden is according cremation rites. Memorial services and burial of ashes in Virden Cemetery will be at a later date.

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Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home
521 North Springfield Street Virden, IL 62690
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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 5, 2014