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Betty A. Kilty

December 2, 1920 December 10, 2015
Betty A. Kilty
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PEORIA Betty A. Kilty, 95, of Peoria passed away at 11:26 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Heartland of Riverview in East Peoria.
Betty was born on Dec. 2, 1920, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to the late Ralph and Frieda (Kummer) Siebold. She married Doyle E. Kilty on Feb. 3, 1945, in Fort Wayne. He preceded her in death on June 25, 2002.
She is survived by three sons, Alan (Janet S.) of Peoria, Roger (Janet A.) of Naperville, and Mark (Sharon) of East Peoria; two daughters, Kathleen Whitehouse of New Ballwin, Mo., and Jennifer (Scott) Moore of Peoria; 11 grandchildren; one step-grandchild; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Vivian Koehlinger of New Haven, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
Betty was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and their Womens Club. She was also a member of the Methodist Hospital Auxiliary.
She loved animals, especially dogs. She also loved flower gardening, feeding wild animals, baking, and playing cards. She was a great seamstress and enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
A funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday prior to the Mass. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to TAPS, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, Ill., St. Jude Catholic Church, or Holy Family Catholic Church.
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