Betty Eggemeyer, 92, of Sparta, IL; born on June 30, 1928 in Marissa Township; passed away on January 4, 2021 at home.
Betty loved to play pinochle with all of her card club friends. She always kept in touch with the friends she had from her childhood. She was a member of the Randolph County Farm Bureau. Betty was a farmer’s wife that helped out in many ways on the farm, and one of those ways was by keeping the books. She did her own bookkeeping until recently when she became ill.
She was preceded in death by her brother – Clyde John Fauth; Husband – Harvey Henry Eggemeyer; Parents – Edwin Ben and Mary Adele (Farris) Fauth; Daughter – Donnet Eggemeyer; Great grandchild – Tyler Brummett.
Betty is survived by two daughters – Judy Seward of St. Louis, MO and Kim (Richard) Hilker of St. Louis, MO; Two grandchildren – Tammy (Mark) McHan of Dawsonville, GA and Katy (Dave) Cook of St. Louis, MO; Two great grandchildren – Kellis Heberer of Foley, MO and Jacob Heberer of Foley, MO; Nephew – John (Janet Newbury) Fauth of New Athens, IL and her four children, three grandchildren and three great grandchildren; One great nephew – Andrew (fiancé, Autumn Rensing) Fauth; One great niece – Erin (significant other, Greg Cahoon) Fauth; Two great great nieces – Skylar and Aubrie Fauth; One great great nephew – Chet Fauth.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Donations may be mailed to the funeral home at 111 West Main Street, Sparta, IL 62286.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at Paradise Cemetery in Steeleville, IL on Friday, January 8, 2021at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor David Hoffelmeyer officiating. Friends and family are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, Illinois is in charge of arrangements