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Betty J. Orwig

November 30, 1924 March 8, 2020
Betty J. Orwig
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Obituary for Betty J. Orwig

Betty Jane Orwig, 95, of Wyanet, IL passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Betty was born November 30, 1924 in Stark County, IL. The daughter of Murray and Bertha (Beall) Babcock. Betty graduated from Wyoming High School and worked at the Beall Café in Wyoming, IL. She also worked for the telephone company in Peoria, IL.
Betty was united in marriage to Dean Lyle Orwig of LaFayette, IL on January 6, 1945 in Wyoming, IL. She was a farm wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She farmed alongside Dean until his passing in 2011.
Betty was a life time Methodist and attended and supported both Wyanet and LaFayette Methodist Churches. She had a passionate love for her family and her church.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband. Betty is survived by her son, Leslie (Becky) Orwig, Wyanet; daughter, Carolyn (Allen) Butterbaugh, Stone Lake, WI; and her sister, Mary Mummert, Wyoming; three grandchildren, Steven (Ann) Orwig, Wyoming, Jonathan (Shelley) Orwig, Ohio, IL, Erin (Brandon) Orwig, Macomb, IL; seven great-grandchildren, Blake, Lauren, Elizabeth, Reid, Jack, Morgan, and Natalie. Betty will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home. Pastor Mori O will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church of Wyanet or Lafayette United Methodist Church. Please leave an online condolence for Betty’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday

12

Mar

10:00 AM 3/12/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/12/2020 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Thursday

12

Mar

11:00 AM 3/12/2020 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

Route 78
Kewanee, IL 61443

Route 78 Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

United Methodist Church of Wyanet

112 W. Main Street
Wyanet, IL 61379

Lafayette United Methodist Church

Lafayette, Illinois
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