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Betty Ann Laumbattus

Betty Ann Laumbattus

Betty Ann Laumbattus, 91, of Marissa, IL, died at her home June 17, 2021.  She was born June 9, 1930 to Thomas B. Brown Sr. and Emma, nee Coward, Brown.  She married Arthur “Fred” Laumbattus May 29, 1948 in Osceola, AR.  He preceded her in death on December 8, 2004.

Betty often reminisced about her childhood years growning up in Tilden, IL.  She resided there with her mother Emma & stepfather Harold “Flunk” Holeman and one brother; Thomas B. Brown, Jr.  She graduated in 1948 from the Sparta High School.

Betty is a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL and was a Sunday school superintendent for many years, earlier in her life.  She was a homemaker and also worked as one of the “lunch ladies” at Marissa High School.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, an infant son; Mark Allen Laumbattus and a granddaughter; Amanda Jane Laumbattus.

Left to mourn her passing are three sons; Harold “Dean” (Mary) Laumbattus, Kevin (Jane) Laumbattus and Brian “Casey” (Sheri) Laumbattus, all of Marissa, IL. She was Grandma Betty to Courtney (John) Dagner, Rebecca (Seth) Bakke, Justin (Jacqueline) Laumbattus, Jordan (Kirsten Reuss) Laumbattus, Jacob Laumbattus, and Dani and Kelsey Powers, Great-Grandma to Kaylee & Alex, Leif,, Lillian, Soren, Ellie, Joel, Bailey, William and Emma May.  Other survivors include brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; Emmett (Billie) Laumbattus, Martha Laumbattus, Theo Mae (Lee) Fulton and by many nieces and nephews from the Laumbattus and Brown Families.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL.

Visitation: Friends may join the family on Tuesday June 22, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the First Methodist Church, Marissa, IL.

Funeral: Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. at First United Church, Marissa, IL with Rev. Cody Battefeld officiating.  Burial will follow at Marissa TWP Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.


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  1. LarryMary says:

    Kevin-Jane and Family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She was always so kind to us. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Gene Schifferdecker says:

    Sorry for your families loss

  3. Cathy Norton says:

    Betty lived a great life and will be sadly missed. She was a devout Christian and a loyal Nighthawk fan!

  4. Stan and Bev says:

    We were sorry to hear this news. May the good Lord give you a sweet peace that passes all understanding that only he can give. Thinking of all of you . 🙏🏻

  5. Butch and Rosann Amann says:

    Sincere sympathy on the loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
    Our friendship goes back many years when our children were all in school. Will miss

  6. Belinda Diecker says:

    Our heartfelt sympathies to the Laumbsttus family. I remember her laugh. She always had a smile on her face.

  7. Don and Dorothy Bollmeier says:

    We extend our heart felt sympathy to the Laumbattus family. May fond memories ease your sadness.

  8. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Kevin, Casey, and Dean,
    I am so sorry about the passing of your sweet mom. It has been years since I saw her, but I remember her as such a nice woman. May God grant her His Eternal Peace. Prayers for you all.

  9. Myron/Pamela Sinn Hargan says:

    Dean, Kevin, Casey and your families,
    I am so very sorry to learn of Betty’s death. She was always such a sweet person to everyone. Memories with her will sustain you all. Thoughts, prayers and hugs to you all.

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