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Betty A. Kelton

July 25, 1931 June 2, 2018
Betty A. Kelton
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Obituary for Betty A. Kelton

Peoria Heights- Betty A. Kelton, age 86, passed away at 3:51 PM, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her residence in Peoria Heights.

Betty was born July, 25, 1931 in Bath, South Dakota, a daughter of Algae R. and Viorene (Jones) Mitchell. She married Leonard F. Kelton, Sr. on July 13, 1951 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on March 7, 2016.

Betty is survived by her children, Peggy (James) Bradshaw, James (Becky) Kelton, Kelly (Traig) Zeigler, and daughter in law Patti Kelton, 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Leonard F. Kelton, Jr., 2 brothers, David and James Mitchell, and 2 sisters, Leora and Mary Belle Alexander.

Betty was a school bus driver for District 150 for many years.

She was a lifetime Cubs fan, avid bowler and loved Bingo.

A special thank you to caregivers Becky, Rosie and Mary for their wonderful care of Mom.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, June 11, 2018 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a one hour prior visitation also at the Mortuary in Peoria. Rev. Stephen Barch will officiate and burial will follow services at Parkview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Betty’s name may be made to The South Side Mission.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or leave private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

11

Jun

1:00 PM 6/11/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 6/11/2018 2:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

11

Jun

2:00 PM 6/11/2018 2:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Parkview Cemetery Final Resting Place

2001 N University
Peoria, IL 61604

2001 N University Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

South Side Mission

1127 S Laramie St
Peoria, IL 61605
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