WILMINGTON-Betty King, 72, of Wilmington and formerly of Joliet, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
Born July 24, 1943 in Newark, OH, Elizabeth Dorothy was a daughter of John and Dorothy (Mattea) Alt. She was a graduate of Providence Catholic High School with the class of 1961. Betty worked for the telephone company as an operator, and later retired from Cub Foods. She was a member of Saint Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington, where she was active with the Legion of Mary. She will be most remembered for her love of fishing.
Survivors include her husband, James; whom she married Sept. 4, 1971; daughter, Susan King (fiance'-Eric Foo) of Minneapolis, MN; one grandson, her aunt, Fern and cousins: Gloria and Darlene.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents.
Cremation rites are being accorded, and a Memorial Mass at St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington is being planned.
Family and friends may sign the guest book, upload photographs or share Betty's memorial page by logging onto www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.
Cremation services and memorial arrangements are being made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.