Betty Jane Swick

WILMINGTON—Betty Jane Swick, (nee Moore), 91, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet.  
Born Feb. 23, 1928 in Mt. Pulaski, IL to Louis and Flossie (nee Jones) Moore.      She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wilmington and a previous member of the Woman's Auxiliary of the VFW Post #5422 in Wilmington. Betty previously worked at the Joliet Area Ammunition Plant, Christian Homes in Lincoln, IL and Royal Willow Nursing Home in Wilmington.  
Surviving are two sons, Phil (Peggy) Swick and Tim (Karyn) Swick, both of Braidwood; one daughter, Jeanne (John) Keith, of Mokena; daughter-in-law, Joyce Swick, of Wilmington; nine grandchildren: Stacey (Craig Johnson) McGuan, Matt (Melissa) Swick, Jennifer (Jonathan) Mietzner, Janine (Jeff) Momper, Jill Kohl, Chrissy (John) Henry, Tom Keith, Scott (Braylee) Swick, and Brad Swick; 13 great-grandchildren: Caleb, Ella, Tori, Lexi, Zach, Jake, Gabe, Tom, Annie, Will, Kailey, Kassidy and Shep; one great-great-granddaughter, Charlotte; sister-in-law, Gladys Moore and numerous nieces and nephews.  
Preceding her in death were her parents,  her husband, Curtman L. Swick Sr.; son, Curtman L. Swick Jr.; three brothers and six sisters.          Cremation rites have been accorded.  A Memorial visitation will be at the Island City Baptist Church in Wilmington on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. with a memorial service at 12 p.m.  Pastor Jeff Logsdon will officiate.  Inurnment will be private at a later date in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in her name may be directed to Joliet Area Community Hospice.  
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R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.