Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory

Betty Kawolsky

8/28/1924 - 12/5/2017

CREVE COEUR ~ Betty Aileen Kawolsky, 93, of Parsons, TN, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Westwood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Decaturville, TN. She was formerly of Creve Coeur.

Born August 28, 1924 in East Peoria to William and Estella Frances (Lamb) Nelan, she married Max M. Kawolsky on June 27, 1942 in Clayton, MO. He died November 17, 1973. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.

Surviving are one daughter, Judy (Robie) Daniel of Parsons, TN; two grandchildren, Terry Lutes of Creve Coeur and Tracy Vanderheydt of Pekin; one great-granddaughter, Lakin (Austin May) Vanderheydt of East Peoria and one great-great-granddaughter, Avery May.

A homemaker, Betty enjoyed sewing, crocheting and gardening. She was a caretaker of many and loved spending quality time with her family.

Betty was a charter member of the former Wesleyan Methodist Church in Creve Coeur.

Her funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Pastor John Plunkett will officiate.Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorial contributions may be American Heart Association, 2141 West White Oaks Drive, Suite A, Springfield, IL 62704.

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