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|Nelson, Betty M.
|Betty M. Nelson, 84, of Galesburg, formerly of Woodhull, IL, died Sunday October 3, 2010 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg. Services are 10:30 AM Wednesday at the United Church of Woodhull. Burial is at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg. Visitation is one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church where memorials may be left to the United Church of Woodhull or to the Donors favorite charity. Peterson Wallin Knox is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born May 14, 1926 in Maquanago, WI, a daughter of Orville and Mildred Anderson Wilson. She was raised in Woodhull and graduated from Woodhull High School in 1942. She married Eugene "Jack" Cowman in September of 1944. She later married Kenneth C. Nelson February 19, 1970 in Lisle, IL. He died in 1985.
Betty was a homemaker and for many years she owned and operated Betty's Drive In in Woodhull. She was a lifetime member of the United Church of Woodhull where she formerly served as a Deacon and was active on many different committees. She most recently attended Immanuel Methodist Church in Galesburg.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Pamela (Jerry) Williams and Patricia (Michael) Harris all of Galesburg, IL. 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson
Her parents, husband and 1 grandson preceded her in death.
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