Betty Jean Schwab

 Betty Jean Schwab, 88, of Bartonville, passed away at 4:08 AM on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Unity Point Health Proctor in Peoria. She was born on May 16, 1928 in Peoria, IL to Milo “Bill” and Lillie Tibbs (Hymbaugh) Morris.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two sons, Kevin and Greg Schwab.

Betty retired from Caterpillar, Inc. She was a member of Bartonville United Methodist Church for many years. Betty was one of the kindest hearted gentle person with a wonderful since of humor. She had many friends including her birthday club (Manual High class of 1946).

Services will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Bartonville United Methodist Church, where a visitation will be held from 10-11 AM at the church. Rev. Nicholas Jordan will officiate. Burial will be held at 2 PM on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, IL. Memorials can be made to Bartonville United Methodist Church. To make online condolences you may go to


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2 Responses to Betty Jean Schwab

  1. Mary driscoll says:

    Betty was such a sweet kind and caring person. I always enjoyed my time and visits with her. She loved life and will be dearly missed ! She is now in heaven rejoicing with her boys who she dearly missed ! God Bless you and RIP 💕💕💕💕

  2. Jane Bicek says:

    Betty will be missed. I hope funeral and memorial go well today. I knew Betty through her son Greg, and am always grateful Greg moved to Oakland, California where I still reside. I enjoyed talking to Betty on the phone and sending postcards and Christmas letters, and think of her often.

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