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Betty E. Droege Eilerman

Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 85)
Hardin, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
Burial Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 161003522 · View Source
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The daughter of John Bernard Droege and Clara Baalman, Betty married Jerome M. Eilerman on 14 Sep 1957 in Calhoun County, Illinois. They were the parents of 4 children.

Betty was a homemaker, and Jerome was a farmer. They had an orchard near Batchtown.

At the time of her death at Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation, Betty was 85 years, 9 months and 9 days old.

She was survived by 3 sons and 3 daughters-in-law; 1 daughter and 1 son-in-law; 13 grandchildren and 2 step-grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren and 2 step-great-grandchildren. 2 great-grandchildren were on the way at the time of Betty's death.

She was also survived by 1 brother and 2 sisters.

In addition to his parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome; 1 sister, Florence Scott; and 1 daughter-in-law, Susan (nee Stumpf) Eilerman.

Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gress, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home on 15 Apr 2016. A funeral Mass was conducted at 10 a.m. the following morning at St. Barbara's Catholic Church in Batchtown.

The family requested that memorials, if desired, be made to St. Barbara's Cemetery or to the Calhoun Nursing and Rehabilitation Activity Department Fund.

Betty was buried next to her husband of 55 years, Jerome, who passed away in 2013.

Children: 3 sons, 1 daughter.

Betty's siblings:
Russell B. Droege
Florence Droege Scott
Ralph Droege
Charles J. Droege
Mary Lee Droege Rose
Judy Droege

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  • Created by: Lynn
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161003522
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Betty E. Droege Eilerman (3 Jul 1930–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161003522, citing Saint Barbara Cemetery, Batchtown, Calhoun County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lynn (contributor 47138895) .