Rosemary Betts, 83 of Elgin passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Geneva Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Geneva. She was born August 30, 1928 in Wetaug, Il., the daughter of Bernard and Marie Ihle Brust. She been a resident of Elgin for over 60 years and was employed at the Elgin Mental Health Center, Elgin for many years before retiring 1993.
She was a member of St. Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin.
Surviving are her 2 daughters, Marie (Darnell) Essex of Des Plaines and
Betty (Ted) Campbell of Geneva and 3 grandchildren, Darrell Essex,
Ted Campbell Jr. and Morgan Campbell,
2 brothers, Bernie (Dorothy) Brust, and Bob Brust, 3 sisters, Lucille Davis,
Dorothy Christiansen and Betty Clark.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Clyde Betts in 1988.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 22 at St. Laurence Catholic Church, Elgin. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin and Wednesday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of mass in the church. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.