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Bettie Mae Brand Taphorn
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1934
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2013
Altamont (Effingham County)
Effingham County
Illinois, USA

Bettie Mae Taphorn, 78, of rural Altamont, died at 3:00 a.m., Monday, January 28, 2013 at her home.

A Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2013 at St. Clare Catholic Church, Altamont with Rev. Joseph Simburger officiating. Burial will follow at St. Clare Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont, with a 5:00 p.m. Rosary Service. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.

Bettie was born on November 10, 1934 in Decatur, IL to Louis and Ruth (Watson) Brand. She married Robert Taphorn on February 27, 1965 at St. James Catholic Church, Decatur. She was a beautician in Decatur for 10 years and was a home health care provider for 20 years as well as being a homemaker. She was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church and had been involved with the St. Clare Altar Society.

She is survived by her husband, sons; Warren Taphorn, Beecher City and Gerald Taphorn, Altamont, daughter, Mindy Taphorn of Altamont, sisters; Ruth Austin, Decatur, Patsy Ehrhart (Jim) of Des Plaines, Judie Davis (Stan) of Decatur and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mary Lou Brand. 
Family links: 
  Louis H Brand (1895 - 1970)
  Ruth M Brand (1899 - 1979)
  Robert Richard Taphorn (1932 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Clare Cemetery
Altamont (Effingham County)
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Jan 29, 2013
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Bettie Mae <i>Brand</i> Taphorn
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