Betty L. Thomas
February 12, 1931 - February 08, 2017
Betty L. Thomas (nee Radecky), age 85, a resident of Carillon in Plainfield, IL, formerly of Lisle, IL, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. She was born February 12, 1931 in Rockford, IL.
Beloved wife of the late Donald T. Thomas, whom she married August 4, 1953 and who preceded her in death on March 23, 1998, loving mother of David E. (Alice) Thomas of Naperville and Timothy L. (Kathy Winters) Thomas of Palatine, IL, adored grandmother of Jeff Thomas and Ashley (Vince) Ohling-Scott; Lauren (Jerry) Hughes; Travis and Derek Thomas and Jenna Winters, cherished great-grandmother of Sally Hughes; Murphy Ohling-Scott, devoted daughter of the late William and Ethel Radecky, dear sister of the late Bill (Irene of Grand Rapids, MI) Radecky, fond aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.
Betty lived in Rockford, IL and Indiana before moving to Geneva, IL in her pre-teens. She was a graduate of Geneva High School and received a BA in Education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. Betty taught 5th grade for many years at Schiesher Elementary School in Lisle. She enjoyed wintering in Naples, FL for many years, playing cards and dining out with family and friends.
Memorial services are being planned for a future date.
Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.
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