Betty Lou Russell, 92, was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and friend. She left us on March 9, 2021 with her family by her side.
She was born to Harold and Rose Curtis in Minnesota, on April 4, 1928. Betty Lou met her husband, Charles, of 71 years in Chicago after WWII. They lived in Bensenville for over 40 years. They Married in 1949 and had 3 children; Harold Russell (Karen) of Glenview, IL; Barbara Frazier (Dick) of Greenville, S.C.; and Kathy Stopka (Gregory) of Addison. Cherished grandmother of Scott (Jenn), Jenni (Bob), Kimberly (Jason), Valerie (Christopher), Holly, and Brandi (Thomas). Great-grandmother of Abby, Alivia, Brooke and Aiden. Sister to Patsy McCrory (late Edward McCrory) and loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Visitation at Geils Funeral Home 180 S. York Rd. Bensenville, Illinois on March 12th from 10 to 11 am followed by a service at 11 am from when we will go in procession to Memory Gardens Cemetery in Arlington Heights, IL. From 10 until the end of the service people are free to join us via a zoom meeting. The Meeting ID is 828 6854 7739 and the Passcode is 205157. Arrangements handled by Geils Funeral Home. For information, please call: (630)766-3232.