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Betty Louise Aylward

July 1, 1930 October 11, 2018
Betty Louise Aylward
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Obituary for Betty Louise Aylward

Peoria-Betty Louise Aylward, age 88 of Peoria, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria, IL.

Betty was born July 1, 1930 in Peoria, a daughter of Garnet and Virginia (Gourdin) Yocum. She married Robert James Aylward on November 22, 1947 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on February 3, 2001. She was an active parishioner at St. Jude Catholic Church and the St. Jude Rosary Club. Betty’s favorite pastime was spending time with her family and she was always making it known that she and Bob had five wonderful children.

Betty is survived by four children; Kathleen (Max) Smith of Peoria, Mary (Gary) Baior of Williams Bay, WI, Colleen Marvin of Peoria and James (Therese) Aylward of Nashville, TN,. She is also survived by seven grandchildren; Monica (Andy) Shaffer, Brad Smith, Katy (Joe) Bauml, Todd (Rhonda) Baior, Lance (Sarah) Baior, Emily Marvin and Thomas Marvin and nine great-grandchildren; Max, Alex, Leah, Brooke, Vincent, Kelcie, Alanna, Daiton, and Dain and one sister, Carol (Bill) Heller of Peoria.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Kevin, one grandson, James, one granddaughter, Kristen, and one daughter-in-law, Terri.

Funeral Mass will be at 1:30 PM, Monday, October 15, 2018 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Visitation will be one-hour prior. Fr. Patrick Hennehan will officiate and a private burial will follow at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Memorials may be made to Easter Seals or Sophia’s Kitchen in Peoria.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

15

Oct

12:30 PM 10/15/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 10/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

15

Oct

1:30 PM 10/15/2018 1:30:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Easter Seals

507 East Armstrong Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603

Sophia's Kitchen

504 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602
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