Betty Swartz

November 20, 1924 — February 28, 2020

Betty Swartz

Bloomington - Betty M. Swartz, 95, of Bloomington, passed away at 7:19 a.m. on Friday, February 28, 2020 at her residence.

A funeral service will be held at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Christine McNeil officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington. Memorials may be made to Children's Hospital of Illinois in Peoria or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Betty was born on November 20, 1924 in Bloomington, a daughter to George S. and Caroline (Coulthard) Carruthers. She married Ernest M. Swartz on July 23, 1944 in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2013.

Surviving are her sons, Alan (Carol) Swartz of Indianapolis, Indiana, G. Kelly (Betty) Swartz and Jeff Swartz, both of Normal; grandchildren, Julie Swartz Olsen of Bloomington, Todd Swartz of Arizona, Barry (Margo) Swartz of Texas, and Craig (Nina) Swartz of Iowa; great-grandchildren, Aidan Olsen and Ethan Olsen, both of Bloomington, Riley Swartz, Eliza Swartz, and Alena Swartz, all of Iowa, and Sophie Swartz and Gwen Swartz, both of Texas; honorary son, Fernando (Melissa) Carranza of Bloomington; and several special nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two granddaughters, Cari Swartz and Lori Swartz, great-grandchild, Calvin Olsen, and daughter-in-law, Laurie Swartz.

Betty graduated from Bloomington High School in 1942 and was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington. She was also a part of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority and a lifelong member of the Illinois P.T.A. In her spare time, she enjoyed sewing, knitting, and doing crossword puzzles. Betty was a homemaker and loved her family greatly.

Visitation

MAR 13. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Funeral Service

MAR 13. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home
1104 N. Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

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