Friday, Feb. 11, 2011


Betty M. Beddow, 86, of Chillicothe died at 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria.

Born Oct. 17, 1924, in Palatine to John and Lena (Rupp) Haushahn, she married Ralph Beddow Aug. 28, 1948, in Morris.  He preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Jan (Charlie) O’Bryant of Chillicothe; one brother, John H. and (Shirley) Haushahn Jr. of Groveland; one sister, Jean (Chuck) Williams of Chillicothe; and five grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services will be at Chillicothe City Cemetery in the spring.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assocation at 606 West Glen Avenue, Peoria, IL  61614.

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be submitted through www.weberhurdfuneralhome.com.