Betty Lou Wittenborn
Betty Lou Wittenborn
  • September 7, 1931 - May 25, 2017
  • Normal, Illinois

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Normal - Betty Lou Carroll Wittenborn, of Normal, passed away Thursday May 25, 2017 at Heritage Health, Normal.

Betty was born September 7, 1931, in Norris City, IL, the daughter of Elton and Evelyn Hill Bishop. She married Fred Carroll Jr. on March 8, 1953. Fred preceded her in death. Betty then married Lawrence "Mel" Wittenborn on August 28/1990. Mel also preceded her in death.

Surviving are two sons with Fred, Jeff (Lauren, passed on in 2002) Carroll of Elmhurst and Doug (Julie) Carroll of Flower Mound, TX; two grandchildren, Scott (Katie) Carroll and Kellie Carroll; two great grandchildren, Rylie and Jack Carroll and a brother Harold (Jackie Mae) Bishop of Fort Worth, TX.

Also surviving her is her step son David Wittenborn of Olympia, WA., and his children Christopher, and Melanie Wittenborn.

Betty was a long time employee of the Illinois State University Athletic Department, and a volunteer at the Community Cancer Center in Normal. She was devoted to and passionate about her friends and family and was a fan of the ISU Redbird Basketball Team for more than 40 years.