Betty Haldorson

ELWOOD—Betty Haldorson (nee Petersen), 94, a longtime Elwood resident, passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Betty was born April 1, 1925 to Edith (Johnston) and Edward Petersen.
She was the beloved mother of Lee (Patricia) Haldorson, Bill (Maria Testa) Haldorson and Kathy (Don) Boyer; loving grandmother of Raymond Lee, Michael, Lisa; Lyndsay, Adam, Amanda, Laura, Matthew; Jeremy, Tandria, Raymond Paul, Jason, Kyle, Jaclyn, Harmony and Angela; devoted great-grandmother of 25 and proud great-great-grandmother of 13. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond L. Haldorson; parents, one brother, LeRoy Petersen; two sisters, Margaret Friddle and Dorothy Stauffenberg and daughter-in-law, Kathy (Maxey) Haldorson.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 at the Elwood Community Church, 101 S. Chicago Street, Elwood, where all friends and relatives can gather from 10 a.m. until services begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery in Elwood.
Memorials in her name to Joliet Area Community Hospice or Elwood Community Church in her name would be appreciated.
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Fred C. Dames Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.