Betty Lou Hersemann
Betty Lou Hersemann
  • September 1, 1927 - October 10, 2011
  • Glasford, Illinois

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Betty Lou Hersemann, 84, of rural Glasford, Illinois passed away at 1:36 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2011 at her residence.
Born September 1, 1927 in Peoria, Illinois to Merle and Hazel (Wilson) Hornbaker, she married Erwin Hersemann in 1967 in East Peoria, Illinois. He preceded her in death in 1995 in Glasford, Illinois.
Surviving are her brother, Lee Hornbaker of Glasford; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Donald and John Hornbaker.
Betty Lou worked as a secretary in the Quality Control department at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years before retiring. She was a volunteer for the V.A. Center in Peoria for many years, she was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 35 in Glasford, was active in Peoria Players, and helped with charities of Native American Indians. Betty Lou was a very caring, loving individual who supported various charities in the community.
Funeral services for Betty Lou will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2011 at Glasford United Methodist Church in Glasford, Illinois with Rev. Walter Wilkins officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 13, 2011 at Davison-Fulton Woolsey Glasford Chapel, and 30 minutes prior to the services at church. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery in Glasford , Illinois.
Memorial contributions may be made to Glasford United Methodist Church or American Legion Post 35 Auxiliary of Glasford.
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