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Mates, Betty O.
Betty O. Mates, age 89, of 1688 Rock Island Ave. Galesburg, Il. died Monday June 21, 2010 at 7:53 AM at Cottage Hospital.

She was born May 29, 1921 the daughter of John and Alma Hast. She first married Meredith Baughman. He preceded her in death in 1960. She later married James R. Russ Mates in Galesburg on April 26, 1975. He preceded her in death March 7, 2007.

Betty is survived by one son Ron and Jane Baughman of Downers Grove, Il. and one daughter Cindy Hanson of Galesburg, three grandchildren Dawn Robinson, Dusk and Jennifer Robinson, and Sarah Jane and Andrew Bashaw, one great grandchild Skye Azul Robinson. She was preceded in death by two sisters.

She graduated from Galesburg High School and was a homemaker. Betty worked at Hi Lo Grocery Store for 20 years, she was a member of F.O.E. #518 Auxillary, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

Funeral services will be 10 AM Thursday June 24, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Rev. Daniel Siems officiating. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 PM at the chapel.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
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