Betty L. Jurgens
PEKIN, IL - Betty L. Jurgens, 77, died Monday, August 11, 2014, at the Pekin Hospital, Pekin, Ill. She was born on Dec. 17, 1936, in Springfield, Ill. She was the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Blanchard) Grigsby. She married Donald Jurgens on March 19, 1954, in Springfield, Ill. He preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1989, in Pekin. She is also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, one of whom she cared for in her home, Jim Grigsby, and five sisters.
She is survived by Jane (Rich) Durham, her niece whom she raised in her home, and Tammy Bieneman, a great-niece who she helped raise and was thought of as her grandchild. Two sisters, Nelva "Rose" Lorton and Catherine Jurgens, both of Springfield, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews survive.
Betty loved to play BINGO and other family activities.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Davison Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin, Ill. The Rev. Glenn Grigsby, her nephew, will officiate. Visitation will be Friday evening at the funeral home from 5-7 p.m. Burial will be in the Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin. Memorials may be made to the