Betty Brueggert

October 12, 2018

Betty Memenga Brueggert , 87, of Golconda, passed away Oct. 8, 2018, at Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

She was born in Kankakee on July 3, 1931, the daughter of Harry and Vina Phillipo Memenga.

Betty was a retired school bus driver for Kankakee School District 111. She was a faithful member of St. John Lutheran Church for many years.

Surviving are her husband, Armand A. Brueggert, of Golconda; grandchildren, Mark (Brittney) Brueggert, Richard Brueggert, Peter (Jennifer) Collins, Anissa (Kye) Greenhalgh, Mia (Steve) King and Erica (Nick) Wall; great-grandchildren, Max Brueggert, Janessa Brueggert, Nicholas Wall, Ryan Wall, Lane Wall, Adilynn Collins, Aiden Collins, Ariella Collins, Andrew Chung, Ninella Padilla, JJ Ceja, Evelyn Greenhalgh and Cambria Greenhalgh; and her sister, Leona Borders, of Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Preceding her in death were her children, Wendy Collins and Larry Brueggert; sister, Dorothy Velluntini; and her parents.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, until the 11 a.m. funeral service at St. John Lutheran Church in Metropolis, with the Rev. Kent Hollis officiating. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery, Metropolis.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Please sign her online guestbook at milnerandorr.com.


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