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Blixt, Betty J.
Betty J. Blixt, 90, of Galesburg died at 11:52 p.m. Thursday, July 28, 2011 in OSF St. Mary Medical Center.

She was born June 20, 1921 in Galesburg, Ill. the daughter of Glenn H. and Phoebe E. Kaser Campbell. She married H.L. Hogan in 1939. She later married Paul A. Blixt on September 2, 1966 in Galesburg.

Betty is survived by her husband, Paul; a son, H.L. Montey (Chris) Hogan; a daughter, Phoebe (Larry) Hogan Hovind; and half brother, John Campbell, all of Galesburg; two half sisters, Sally Kern of Galesburg and Carol McGrew of Scottsdale, Ariz.; four granddaughters, Tammy Harmon and Pam Way, both of Abingdon, and Gaye Burek and Torry DeVena, both of Galesburg, one step grandson Troy Carr of Galesburg; eleven great grandchildren and one great great grandchild all of this area. She is preceded in death by her parents and a sister.
She worked for Gale Products-Outboard Marine Corporation for 20 years, retiring in 1981.

She has lived in Galesburg her entire life and graduated from Galesburg High School in 1939. She was a member of the Gale Products Union and First Lutheran Church.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in Linwood Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Cremation will be accorded. Memorials may be made to the St. Judes Children's Hospital or First Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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